The US retail phenomenon Black Friday is here to stay in the UK, and this year it is going to be four times bigger, Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has warned. In 2014, online sales promotions such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw an unprecedented and unexpected boom in demand for retailers as shoppers took advantage of low prices in the lead up to Christmas. As a result, some firms, Yodel included, admitted to being unable to handle the […]
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]
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City Link is continuing its drive towards the b2c market with the launch of an ad-hoc parcel collection and delivery service for consumers and SMEs.