Two-man delivery outfit Arrow XL has launched a new premium service for customers. Arrow XL Platinum will give customers the option of having their goods installed in their home as part of the delivery service, including white goods, electronics, or furniture assembly. Adam Jones, business development director for the new service, said: “Today’s purchaser of high end products has significant disposable income and while they may be cash rich, they are often time poor. “As well as a premium product, […]
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]
A consortium of companies, including Yodel, Menzies Distribution and UPS Healthcare, are managing the collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into laboratories.
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 […]