Menzies Distribution is looking increasingly towards the parcels market as it looks to diversify the business to offset falling revenues from its core newspaper distribution business. Paul McCourt, Menzies Distribution MD, told Motortansport.co.uk that the parcel division, dubbed Menzies Parcels, had grown rapidly after the operator introduced its diversification strategy 15 months ago. Pointing out that Menzies Distribution was almost entirely a newspaper distribution business until 2013, he said: “We are now working with every single national parcel carrier.” McCourt […]
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Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out.
Yodel delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]