Chancellor Rishi Sunak is mulling a new tax on deliveries, according to Downing Street, as part of plans to revive the high street and cut emissions and congestion. The tax would be targeted at goods sold online and could take the form of a 2% levy on online sales or a charge on deliveries. The move follows the Chancellor raising concerns that business rates are penalising high street stores and giving internet retailers an unfair advantage. A Downing Street spokesman […]
Wincanton has secured a multi-million pound extension on its contract with B&Q, taking on management of an additional warehouse. The firm will manage B&Q’s one million ft² showroom fulfilment centre in Burton-on-Trent, which provides warehousing for the retailer’s bathroom, bedroom and kitchen range. Under this new agreement, it is estimated that Wincanton will handle nine million cases of merchandise per year. “We are delighted to be extending our long term relationship with B&Q, which further demonstrates our ability to support […]
Royal Mail has won a three-year contract with book retailer Waterstones to handle delivery of all online goods.
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