XPO Logistics’ UK distribution operation has introduced an electronic signature capture system (pictured) that will be used to provide shippers with immediate online access to delivery confirmation. XPO Logistics, which sprang into operation in Europe after the US firm took over Norbert Dentressangle in a deal announced in April, said the new proof-of-delivery (PoD) solution would allow customers to authorise invoices within minutes of a delivery being made. It should also support “near-zero” invoice discrepancies. Around 550 drivers across the […]
Norbert Dentressangle’s (ND) UK business saw a 10% increase in its turnover last year, while group turnover jumped 15%.
DPD’s smartphone-friendly website has smashed the one million unique user milestone, with more than 2.5 million parcels tracked via the online service in its first six months of operation. Since its launch in November 2011, which the parcels giant says was an industry-first, more than 55,000 deliveries have also been rearranged via the QR (quick response) codes printed on DPD calling cards. Customers scan the code and are directed instantly to the specific web page allowing redelivery. Dwain McDonald, DPD […]