A quarter of internet shoppers have a next-day delivery subscription, Royal Mail has found, and warned retailers that they must keep up with demand for fast, free delivery to retain their customers. Of the quarter of online shoppers that do pay for a delivery subscription, 76% are members of Amazon Prime. The report by the carrier also revealed that online shoppers made 80% of their total purchases on the internet in 2017, excluding groceries. The figure is a notable rise […]
Connect Group saw its revenue climb 0.2% in the 20 weeks to 21 January 2017 with it parcel freight division leading the way.
Yodel has won back a 12-month rolling contract with online retail group The Hut Group, covering 24-hour, 48-hour and standard packet delivery.
City Link’s new MD has put in place a three-year turnaround strategy at the struggling parcels business in the wake of “disappointing” losses. The plan will see City Link break-even within the next four months, make a profit by Q4, and become a £500m business in the next three years, through a combination of improved customer service, reduced operational costs and a focus on winning profitable business, rather than chasing volumes. Speaking to MT.co.uk, new MD Dave Smith, who joined […]