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 […]
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered.
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.
Irish parcel carrier Nightline has said it expects to move 50% more parcels this Christmas than last year, despite a slow start to the season.