Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero. The company also said strict new Brexit red tape had stretched delivery networks this week although there had not been dramatic delays to parcels and goods deliveries. Panic buying caused supermarket websites to crash on Monday evening (4 January) when the lockdown was announced with Brexit increasing courier costs and creating the need for significant new paperwork, […]
“Urgent action needed to stop avalanche of redundancies and insolvencies,” warns head of Logistics UK
Logistics UK has warned the government it needs to act now to stimulate economic activity and restore consumer confidence amid claims the nation’s businesses are “stagnating” after two months of cautious re-opening following the pandemic.
Many transport companies are receiving very large payments from HMRC under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. But the rules are vague, and as law firm Osborne Clare explains, it has been hard for many companies to know for sure if they are using the scheme correctly.
UK Mail has launched an international parcel delivery service via its SME-targeted ‘ipostparcels’ brand.