APC Overnight has unveiled its multi-million pound parcel sortation system at its Cannock, Staffordshire hub, which doubles the company’s overnight capacity ahead of the peak. Two independent sky sorters (pictured) have been installed above APC’s existing sorter. The new system will enable the firm to process an additional 15,000 to 20,000 parcels per hour. CEO Karl Brown said: “The launch of our new sortation system opens up huge potential for us to significantly increase our overnight capabilities. By making such […]
DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]
Hermes is set to roll out an improved delivery window service this year, which will narrow its delivery slots down to just a couple of hours.