Hermes has won Poundland’s new home delivery contract, after the single-priced retailer said it planned to trial an online shopping system earlier this week. The contract will see Hermes provide delivery of the more than 2,000 products available in the retailer’s online store over a 4-5 day delivery period. While there is no minimum spend for customers wanting home delivery those spending less than £50 will have to pay a £4 fee, while those spending more than this will qualify […]
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.
Hermes looks set to introduce electric vans fleets across the country, after successfully running a fleet of them in London during the past months.
Yodel has expressed its disappointment at the results of a consumer poll in which it was voted the worst of the major parcel delivery firms in the UK.