DPD has added fashion retailer Matalan to its catalogue of DPD Pickup locations, the number of which is set to hit 2,800 by the end of the year. Matalan has rolled out pick up points for the carrier in all 222 of its UK stores, continuing DPD’s trend of selecting large retailers with free parking to improve customer experience. It joins brands such as Halfords and Sainsbury’s on the list of retailers offering DPD Pickup. DPD chief executive Dwain McDonald […]
Royal Mail is opening eight temporary sorting centres to handle the expected rise in parcel volumes this Christmas. The centres will be dedicated to sorting a ‘significant proportion’ of the parcels handled by the firm before they are distributed to regional depots across the country. Temporary operations will be phased in across the peak period and will open in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea, Bolton, Tamworth, Peterborough, Swindon and Greenford, west London. Managing director of operations and modernisation Mark Higson said: “Christmas […]
Wincanton has announced plans to trial a new fleet of remotely controlled trucks as part of a drive to lower emissions and fuel costs.
UK Mail has launched an international parcel delivery service via its SME-targeted ‘ipostparcels’ brand.