Royal Mail is to extend its click and collect offering to all of its SME contract customers, giving them the opportunity to offer consumers the ability to collect parcels from a Post Office branch. The service, called Local Collect, will be available for SME customers who offer delivery using its ‘Royal Mail Tracked’ and ‘Special Delivery’ products. Its click and collect network was launched last year in partnership with over 10,500 Post Offices branches. Royal Mail Parcels MD Nick Landon […]
A 15% surge in online retail returns is expected to be handled by parcel carriers today (6 December), following the high volumes processed on ‘Cyber Monday’. A peak in the number of items being returned is expected to be handled on ‘Boomerang Thursday’, CollectPlus research has revealed. The firm found that a quarter of online shoppers are happy to return items today as they are confident they will receive replacements before Christmas. Software firm MetaPack revealed that over 2 million […]
Bridgetime Transport, part of The APC network, has opened a new operational parcel depot in Cwmbran.