Yodel has suspended one of its couriers after publication of a YouTube video apparently showing one of its team throwing a parcel containing a Tower of London ceramic poppy over a fence. The parcel carrier, which was appointed to deliver the ceramic poppies from the Tower of London display to consumers, said staff would face disciplinary action if found to have not treated the parcels with care. In response to the YouTube video footage, executive chairman Dick Stead said Yodel […]
XPO Logistics has begun providing UK distribution for Samsung Climate Solutions (SCS), handling last mile deliveries of its heating, ventilation and air conditioning products.
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) could spark disaster for supply chains, with European hauliers not prepared to deliver into London, according to Kent-based Rendrive Haulage.
DPD research has revealed that three-quarters (73%) of Brits have ditched their online shop at checkout stage due to restrictive or expensive delivery options. Around 40% of shoppers complained that they are not generally offered a free delivery option, despite the fact this is the preferred choice for three-quarters of consumers. However, a quarter (26%) of shoppers would opt for timed delivery slots above a free service. Dwain McDonald, DPD chief executive, says: “Online cart abandonment costs e-tailers millions of […]