DPD’s Predict delivery service has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The award was given to Predict because of its role in what was described as DPD’s recent transformation and “dramatic” growth over the last five years, as well as the quality of the service itself. Predict gives parcel recipients an hour-long delivery slot as well as the ability to communicate with the handler of their parcel while it’s out for delivery. Since its launch in […]
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
FedEx Express is now offering customers sending parcels to and from the UK access to its Priority Alert service. Priority Alert and Priority Alert Plus were launched in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) yesterday [10 October]. The service identifies time-critical, valuable and temperature-sensitive parcels by the use of bright pink tape to ensure they are delivered quickly. Both priority services allow customers to monitor and track their parcel. “Our customers expect agility, speed and reliability for their global […]