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 […]
A “huge increase” in mental health concerns in haulage during the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the Unite trade union to push for an industry standard to tackle the growing crisis.
Land, sea and air freight and logistics firm Amco Services (International) has been sold in a pre-pack deal which has saved 160 jobs.
The effects of a major fire that destroyed ArrowXL’s Worcester hub in 2017 are continuing to reverberate through the business, with the company reporting a 92% fall in pre-tax profits last year.