Hermes has opened a new 80,000ft² parcel depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead ahead of its predicted “busiest peak season to date”. The new facility has the capacity to handle 130,000 parcels per day, to be distributed across the South East and Midlands. It will also create 50 new jobs and is fitted with an array of green technology such as rainwater harvesting, multiple electric charging points and solar thermal hot water. Read more Hermes places bumper 30-strong order […]
City Link is to offer a two-hour window for B2C deliveries in a bid to increase its first time delivery rate and boost service levels.
UK Mail has launched an international parcel delivery service via its SME-targeted ‘ipostparcels’ brand.
It is an unrealistic consumer expectation, not poor performance from parcel carriers, that has led to a report suggesting a third of peak-time parcels are delivered at the wrong time, according to a market expert.