DPDGroup is to roll out its Precise service, which allows customers to pick an hour-long delivery slot, to more customers later this year. Launched last year with client Asos, the service is currently only used by seven of the parcel carrier’s “major” clients. Speaking at The Delivery Conference in London today (31 January) chief executive Dwain McDonald told delegates: “It’s a nationwide service empowering around seven of our major clients, and we’re going to have a bigger roll out during Q2 […]
Royal Mail has warned for a second time that competition from other carriers, this time Amazon’s own delivery network, will damage its growth prospects.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]