Halfords has become the latest retailer to sign up to the DPD PickUp scheme. Selected Halfords stores will be branded with the DPD PickUp logo (pictured). When DPD’s new collection strategy launches in June, customers will have the option of having parcels delivered to a selection of Halfords stores across the UK as an alternative to home delivery. Rowlands and Numark Pharmacists will also act as collection points in the network, which was originally announced in January, although DPD hopes […]
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
John Lewis has completed a nationwide roll-out of its click and collect offering at CollectPlus outlets, following a successful trial that began in September last year.
Hermes is offering UK-based retailers the ability to have their parcels delivered into its overseas ParcelShops for the first time.