Record online spending combined with a driver shortage exacerbated by Brexit could create the ‘Mount Everest of Christmas peaks’ this year, delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning. With operators already seeing capacity stretched by the surge in online shopping triggered by the pandemic and a worsening driver shortage, ParcelHero is predicting that with Christmas this year likely to be 50% busier than in 2019, the situation could reach breaking point. ParcelHero is urging operators to work closely with retail partners to […]
Yodel’s annual loss increased by nearly half, its latest financial accounts reveal, despite a change in senior management and the firm’s extensive remodelling of its network.
Parcelhub has opened a Leicester-based 10,000 sq ft depot at Meridian Business Park, just off Junction 21 of the M1, which will create 10 new jobs.
With more than 45,000 HGV driver tests outstanding at the DVSA as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns, Logistics UK is calling on the government to introduce a seasonal visa for European HGV drivers to protect the nation’s supply chain while the agency catches up with the backlog.