Hope Construction Materials has rebranded six of its cement tankers to mark the advent period. The Noël trucks will be running up and down the country throughout December delivering cement, and the operator has invited people to send in pictures of the trucks to be in with a chance to receive a surprise Christmas gift [Motortransport.co.uk assumes not cement related]. Clive Roberts, national logistics manager at Hope, said: “It’s nice to see people’s reactions to the trucks whilst out and […]
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 […]
Parcel giant FedEx Express is preparing for its busiest ‘Cyber Monday’ yet, expecting an 11% year-on-year increase in worldwide parcel volumes.
West Bromwich-based Transervice Express Transport will upgrade to a larger depot by the end of the year, after taking on the customer base and some of the drivers of fellow The Pallet Network (TPN) member MWT.