Yodel has thanked its new control centre and leadership team for a successful peak period, which saw its TrustPilot score increase despite higher parcel volumes and adverse weather. The carrier saw parcel volumes grow 11% year-on-year in the four weeks before Christmas eve. In the week before Christmas, it’s volumes were up 28% on 2016. Yodel CEO Mike Cooper assembled a new operational leadership team of retail industry veterans in 2017, the expertise of which he said “has helped to […]
APC Overnight has appointed former Yodel boss Jonathan Smith as its chief executive.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.