A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan. Buchanan said there were signs that the recent phenomenal growth of e-commerce in the UK could be slowing, but that cross-border commercial transactions were predicted to swell by 30%. “Currently, UK exports into the EU are worth an estimated £211bn to our economy,” he said. “To keep the business sustainable, we want to push […]
Pall-Ex has welcomed a new member to its network after a reshuffle of its postcode areas.
Parcel carrier CitySprint saw delivery volumes drop in London during the Games. The company, which handles B2B and consumer deliveries, made 75,000 deliveries to London postcodes during the Games. This was a 12% drop in volume compared with the 16 days proceeding the event (23 June to 7 July). Patrick Gallagher, chief executive of CitySprint, suggests the threat of traffic and congestion, as well as more people working from home during the period, likely reduced demand for couriers. However, the […]
The European Commission is not expected to decide until this autumn whether to pursue its infringement case against Germany over the imposition of the German minimum wage on hauliers from other nations, an EC spokesman has revealed.