Online sales are set to forge ahead of spending in physical stores for the first time this Christmas, according to the latest data from home delivery specialist ParcelHero. UK consumers spent over £78bn on Christmas presents and food last year. But ParcelHero said that although the same amount would be spent again this year, a far bigger slice of the Christmas budget will be online. “All this means home delivery and courier services will be stretched to the maximum this […]
London retailers appear to have crewed-up to ensure delivery continuity during the Olympic and Paralympic period. Most of the major retailers and brewery groups are running night-time deliveries too during London 2012 in a bid to mitigate Olympic Route Network (ORN) restrictions. Pallet networks, including Pallet-Track and Palletline, have made sure their haulier members have contingency plans in place too, with additional vehicles and manpower in place to address any pinch points. TRG Logistics, which supplies agency drivers, provides a […]
EV Cargo company Jigsaw is calling on UK hauliers with current capacity to help deal with the company’s increased national food and beverage volumes.
Ocado saw an almost fivefold reduction in its pre-tax losses last year aided by soaring demand for online groceries during the Covid-19 pandemic.