Yodel has unveiled a new branded fleet to accompany its role as logistics partner to the 2014 Friends Life Tour – a cycling event. As the event’s official logistics partner for the fifth year running, the company has revealed a trailer and 16 support vans branded with the Yodel Direct logo which will accompany the race around the UK between 7-14 September. Launched last year, Yodel Direct is a courier service that allows consumers and small businesses to send […]
Yodel is seeking 5,000 additional drivers, self-employed couriers and warehouse staff as it gears up for the Christmas peak.
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]
Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out.