Home deliveries by pallet networks continued to grow strongly in what was a record breaking 2017, according to the Association of Pallet Networks (APN). The latest APN figures reveal that home delivery volumes leapt by 6.9% last year as part of the sector’s continued growth, and they are 24% higher than when APN started to look at the measure in 2014. The UK’s eight pallet networks shifted a record 25 million-plus pallets last year, with 12.5% of this – some 3.1 […]
Royal Mail is increasing prices for some of its mail contracts to help offset the impact of the decline in mail volumes and generate cost savings.
Two-man delivery business Arrow XL has launched a next-day delivery service.
Retail deliveries for same day courier CitySprint doubled over the Christmas peak, in comparison to 2011’s figures. The firm handled over a quarter of a million retail deliveries during December, its busiest Christmas peak to date, experiencing its largest volumes on Thursday 18 December. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said home retail delivery order volumes were maintained up until Christmas Eve, showing that last minute Christmas shopping was not confined to the high street. It recruited an additional 300 couriers to […]