Amazon Logistics has risen to become the UK’s second largest courier by parcel volume, according to Pitney Bowes’ parcel shipping index. Its most recent update showed that Royal Mail was ranked the largest, with 35% of all UK parcel shipments, followed by Amazon Logistics with 15%, Hermes (10%), UPS (8%) and DHL (7%). Together the top five account for 75% of UK parcel shipments by volume. DPD made the top five in terms of revenue with 8% of parcel market […]
Hermes UK has added 54 Euro-6 Dafs from hire firm Ryder to its fleet, as well as renewing a three-year tyre-management contract with Michelin Solutions.
DHL Supply Chain’s Consumer division has become the latest – and among the biggest – investor in gas-powered trucks with the replacement of most of the 70-strong fleet based at its multi-user DC at Bawtry near Doncaster, south Yorkshire, with Volvo FM MethaneDiesel dual fuel 6×2 tractor units.
Whistl and UKP Worldwide are teaming up to offer customers a more streamlined customs clearance service for mail and parcel customers.