Yodel said it made a record 220,000 flower deliveries on Valentine’s Day, up 77% on last year. The company put its success down to significant investment in its capability to handle everyday premium items, which has put it in a strong position to meet the unprecedented demand for online gifting. Yodel has specialist sort facilities for flowers and other delicate items, such as wine and fresh food, and delivers on behalf of major floral retailers such as Euroflorist. Alongside upgrading […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is calling for transport operators with spare capacity to get in touch so they can be matched with suppliers to ensure the security of the supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]