An online sales tax to level the playing field between high street and online purchases would be passed straight on to customers, ParcelHero has warned. It said home shoppers should not be duped into footing the bill for the impact of Covid-19, after 18 high street retail bosses called for online businesses to pay similar tax to physical store sellers. The Chancellor is thought to be considering introducing an online sales tax amid an explosion in internet shopping and more […]
Hermes Group, parent company of UK parcel carrier Hermes Parcelnet, has seen “significant growth” in turnover for the twelfth year running, which it attributed to the rapidly growing e-commerce sector.
Premier Logistics has signed a two-year contract with Capitol Tiles, which said it expected its deal with the haulier to “dramatically reduce” damage it had previously seen with pallet networks.
A quarter of SME online retailers plan to focus on improving their delivery and returns processes in 2013 as the sector becomes more competitive. A study commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that small online retailers will prioritise improving their delivery and returns services above improving the range and quality of products they sell and pricing more competitively. Over half of the small e-tailers questioned saw an increase in sales last year. Some 64% are confident that sales will rise in […]