Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities. The company already provided some medium-sized Royal Mail customers with shipping labels. It allows carriers to provide their customers with online applications and services that use delivery data, generated from order management and warehouse systems. This is then used to print shipping labels and customs documentation, as well as generate data files. Royal Mail said that the acquisition will complement […]
Turnover and pre-tax profit at Royal Mail Group continued to climb last year, despite increased competition in the parcels sector and declining letter volumes.
Keith Basnett has joined UK parcel distributor Yodel as chief operating officer after eight years in the same role with ‘digital department store’ the Shop Direct Group.
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]