Same-day courier firm Addison Lee has launched AL Now – a two-hour rapid delivery service in London. AL Now will enable London businesses to offer its customers a specific two-hour delivery window. Addison Lee said the service is designed to help independent businesses compete on a more level playing field with retail giants such as Amazon by giving more control and choice over delivery times. Liam Griffin, CEO of Addison Lee, said: “Since the first lockdown last March, we’ve seen […]
APC delivery network member GB Couriers have appointed three new senior staff after experiencing strong growth driven by the continuing surge in online shopping.
UK Mail expects volume growth in its parcels division to slow down in the second half of this year as it continues to feel the effects of a weakened retail market and poor volumes in the second quarter.
UK Mail Group has made a “satisfactory” start to its financial year, with revenue up by 13% compared with the same period last year, or by 10% if excluding Royal Mail price hikes implemented on 2 April. First-quarter results, for the period 1 April to 10 July, show mixed fortunes across the group’s four divisions – parcels, mail, courier and pallets – with tight cost control remaining a key focus across the board. The parcels business showed good growth in […]