First 4 Logistics has opened a new operational parcel depot in Newhaven in response to significant growth, spurred by a huge surge in online shopping across Brighton and East Sussex since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which employs 40 staff, is also looking to recruit an additional three permanent staff and five temporary staff in the coming weeks, in order to meet rising demand. The new depot provides 17,000sq ft of warehouse space, an increase of 10,000sq […]
Soaring online sales and driver shortages could see repeat of 2014 Black Friday chaos this Christmas, warns ParcelHero
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.
Royal Mail has admitted it expects to make a loss in this financial year and won’t return to profit unless the business is overhauled to reflect a decline in letter volumes and a boom in parcel deliveries.
Clipper Logistics has won a new contract with specialist online retailer Loveknitting.com that will see it store and manage the distribution of a wide range of yarns, patterns, needles and other knitting accessories.