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 […]
The acquisition of House of James by Potter Logistics last year has helped contribute to a 52% growth in turnover for the York-based firm.
A 15% surge in online retail returns is expected to be handled by parcel carriers today (6 December), following the high volumes processed on ‘Cyber Monday’. A peak in the number of items being returned is expected to be handled on ‘Boomerang Thursday’, CollectPlus research has revealed. The firm found that a quarter of online shoppers are happy to return items today as they are confident they will receive replacements before Christmas. Software firm MetaPack revealed that over 2 million […]