Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels. On its busiest day between October and December, it delivered 11.7m parcels, 32% more than its previous busiest day during the first national lockdown. However, it also said that combined with increased absence rates among staff due to Covid-19, these volumes impacted on service quality. In response, it has retained around 10,000 of the 33,000 flexible workers it […]
Yodel said it made a record 220,000 flower deliveries on Valentine’s Day, up 77% on last year.
DPD is to begin delivering parcels seven days a week to meet demand from e-commerce customers.
Kinaxia Logistics chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) has welcomed today’s (March 11) Budget in which the Chancellor promised that the NHS will get “whatever it needs, whatever it costs” to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.