Cardboard packaging has become so scarce it’s now dubbed ‘beige gold’, according to ParcelHero. The home delivery specialist is warning that the shortage, driven by the surge in online shopping during the pandemic, could lead to damaged parcels, increased costs and delays to home deliveries. ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, David Jinks, said: “The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) says demand for cardboard boxes from online retailers is five years ahead of pre-pandemic levels. “On top of this increased demand, […]
Yodel has hinted that this financial year it will move into profitability for the first time since the business’s formation in 2010, off the back of increased volumes and new business wins.
A Coleshill-based pallet specialist has re-organised its business and warehousing sites to prioritise the delivery of vital NHS supplies to hospitals across the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.
So, it is pretty well documented that those of us involved in e-commerce and home delivery have benefited from an increase in online shopping during this pandemic. As a result, despite the massive changes that we have had to implement to keep our people and customers safe, and the subsequent knock effect this has had on operating costs, at ArrowXL we are in good shape.