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 […]
DHL Supply Chain has seen demand for its fulfilment business soar by 150% in eight months.
International delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning of delays to Amazon and other e-commerce orders following the log jam created in the Suez Canal by the stranded cargo ship, EverGiven, which was finally refloated yesterday (29 March).
Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic could begin as early as next year, with the logistics industry benefitting from new behaviours that could launch an e-commerce boom and more collaborative ways of working forged during the crisis, according to XPO chief executive Bradley Jacobs.