Yodel is forecasting volumes to be 40% up on a ‘normal’ year as it rises to the challenge of what it claimed was a permanent change in consumer shopping habits. The delivery company said fresh food, wine and drinks deliveries soared by 86% on Black Friday compared to the previous year. In the two weeks across the Thanksgiving shopping season, Yodel handled more than 800,000 food and drinks parcels and it said this surge in demand followed a wider pattern […]
Sofa company Abakus Direct has plumped for ArrowXL to carry out deliveries throughout the UK.
The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent nationwide lockdown created a fundamental shift in consumer demand and expectation from supermarkets.
Lockdown pressures could be pushing delivery drivers to take greater risks, data provider Lytx warns
Delivery drivers could be taking increased risks as pressure mounts on them during the lockdown pandemic, fleet video telematics provider Lytx warned this week.