Parcel collection and delivery service Doddle, which has parcel shops at a number of National Rail stations in the South East, plans to have 300 locations open in the next three years. The newly-established service, which is independent of any single parcel carrier and available for any operator or online retailer to deliver to or collect from, is to be launched nationwide following a successful trial at Milton Keynes Central late last year. Doddle CEO Tim Robinson told Motortransport.co.uk that […]
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]
BVG Airflo has awarded a two-year parcel delivery contract for two of its home, clothing and footwear brands to Hermes.
A quarter of SME online retailers plan to focus on improving their delivery and returns processes in 2013 as the sector becomes more competitive. A study commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that small online retailers will prioritise improving their delivery and returns services above improving the range and quality of products they sell and pricing more competitively. Over half of the small e-tailers questioned saw an increase in sales last year. Some 64% are confident that sales will rise in […]