The public’s growing appetite for home food deliveries has prompted Yodel and recipe box company Gousto to extend their partnership. The parcel carrier is expected to make at least three million food parcel deliveries to doorsteps every year as a result of the new agreement, with customers receiving regular updates and two-hour delivery windows. Online shopping has boomed in recent months as the public has been asked to stay at home and Yodel said it was currently carrying over 200,000 […]
Clipper Logistics’ latest annual pre-tax profits took a hit after it agreed – following lengthy debates with its auditors – that a series of contracts signed at the end of the financial year should be included in the following year’s accounts.
Yodel made its seventh loss in a row in the year ended 30 June 2016, while its sister company Arrow XL saw its pre-tax profit leap by more than 500%.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.