Yodel saw demand for alcohol and fresh food rocket in the peak period between 15 November and 2 January, with volumes up 89% on the same time last year and 3.2m parcels delivered. Fresh food parcels increased by 101%. Across all categories, Yodel delivered a record number of parcels over the peak period, up 37.4% on the previous record set in the same period in 2019. The surge in demand for food and drink is part of a wider trend […]
Yodel network operations director Carl Moore has replaced chief operating officer Adrian Harris who resigned from the business in January this year, two years after joining the firm.
DPD plans to offer consumers more delivery options to reduce the number of failed delivery attempts, following an upgrade to its Predict service. The service was launched in 2012 and notifies consumers of a one-hour slot when they can expect their parcel to be delivered. The upgrade will notify recipients the evening before delivery and allow them to choose one of five delivery options. These include changing the delivery day, deliver to neighbour, deliver to safe place, collect from nearest […]
Parcel carrier XDP Express is now offering customers its most specific delivery time information to date, after introducing new route planning software into its operation for the first time.