John Lewis has announced it plans to introduce a £2 surcharge on click and collect deliveries under the value of £30, having said it can’t afford to continue to offer the service for free. The scheme, launched in 2008, sees six million orders collected from stores every year, compared to 350,000 a year when the scheme began. The new charges are being introduced to help meet the cost of transporting smaller, individual items, which the retailer said are becoming overwhelming. […]
Yodel has secured a three-year contract extension with River Island to provide a range of home delivery services for its e-commerce business.
Yodel has appointed Nick Porter as its new sales and marketing director.
Great Bear has won a contract to manage distribution and warehousing for high street brands Hello Kitty, Tresemmé, Babyliss and Cuisinart. As part of the deal, the Tattenhall-based company is to manage the UK distribution centre for Conair, the US firm behind a range of brands in the personal care products and small appliances sectors. Once fully operational, the 230,000ft² Conair centre at Chorley in Lancashire will expect to handle 11 million units per year for delivery to major high […]