Scottish firm Menzies Distribution has renewed its partnership with Yodel which will see it deliver more than 1.7m parcels a year to customers in Scotland. Menzies, which operates a fleet of around 190 vehicles, has been in partnership with Yodel since 2018. Under the extended partnership Yodel receives and sorts parcels from the retailer at one of its three hubs, before transferring it to Menzies to fulfil the final mile element of delivery. Stephen Mooney, parcels operations director at Menzies, […]
Jonathan Smith is to leave Yodel at the end of the year after leading the company through the integration of HDNL and the domestic B2B and B2C parts of DHL Express (UK), Motortransport.co.uk can reveal. A successor to Smith will be sought, but in the interim he will work alongside executive chairman Dick Stead. A spokesman for Yodel said: “Yodel has been transformed over the last 18 months and is now in a sound position with strength across senior management. […]
A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed.
Tesco has agreed a deal with e-commerce delivery firm InPost to deploy automated parcel machines (APMs) in up to 500 stores, potentially eliminating a quarter of a million last mile deliveries.