Online electrical retailer AO has opened its 18th depot, this time in Gravesend, as it capitalises on growing demand fuelled by the pandemic. The opening of the new site follows the opening of two new distribution warehouses in Crewe and Stafford earlier this year and follows hot on the heels of its hunt to fill 250 logistics roles as its network grows. AO said the latest 1.2 acre site has created eight onsite jobs and there will be a number […]
Yodel wants to build a northern ‘super hub’ in response to a dramatic increase in parcel volumes.
International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl.
FTA MD of membership and policy James Hookham has said he is not surprised third party logistics companies (3PLs) have proved unwilling to discuss their role in the application of penalty charges for non-compliant deliveries at retailers’ distribution centres, and advised hauliers unhappy about having to pay the fines to stop taking on contracts that involve them.