UPS said it was working hard to mitigate an increase in ‘cash on delivery’ (CoD) transactions taking place when goods are delivered, after concerns were raised about drivers’ safety. Incidences of CoD have risen since the beginning of the year, due to the UK having left the European Union and deliveries subsequently attracting duties and levies, which couriers are collecting. The Unite union said CoD was a major health and safety issue during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to drivers not […]
CollectPlus is to offer Amazon.co.uk customers a service that will see parcels delivered to one of its 5,000 stores across the UK. Customers using the online retailer can now opt for a CollectPlus ‘pick up location’ at the checkout, increasing options for delivery and convenience. CollectPlus CEO Mark Lewis says: “[We are] already integrated into Amazon.co.uk Marketplace, so sellers can choose us as their delivery service. The extension of our service means that more people will be able to use […]
Serial winner DPD UK never loses sight of the fact that its customers are the retailers who pay it to deliver their products and Project Shine, designed to address a host of minor yet significant issues in 2017, has certainly raised the bar
Proposed changes to the Highway Code, which include guidance on how smart motorways operate, have been criticised by the widow of a man killed by an HGV on the M1.