Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) intends to extend its delivery capability in the UK, after signing a deal with parcel delivery management firm the MetaPack Group to use its software. MetaPack says the deal will allow K+N to offer its customers more delivery options, and will help it meet customer demand for convenient and affordable delivery as online retail orders continue to grow. The MetaPack system, which manages deliveries with over 200 parcel carriers across Europe on behalf of the operator, […]
Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Marcus Bennett as national manager for the UK, replacing Yngve Ruud.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has revealed a sharp increase in the number of British-based online retailers seeking advice about delivery standards. The parcels management firm says retailers are now more savvy about how effective deliveries play an essential part in maintaining customer satisfaction and encouraging repeat business. Simon Veale, director at GFS, says: “For some, pressures on their delivery networks in the run-up to the Christmas peak season really brought home the importance of making contingencies to get goods to […]
UPS said it had taken “concrete actions” to address claims of bullying and safety breaches at its Gloucester depot after a trade union announced a series of strikes that could hit parcel deliveries.