Royal Mail’s “incredibly successful” parcel-pick up service has collected one million parcels from customers’ doors since its launch in October 2020. Parcel Collect enables online sellers and shoppers to stay in the comfort of their homes when they want to mail or return a pre-paid item by post. Postmen and postwomen collect the parcel from their home or nominated safe place for 72p, in addition to postage costs. It is also available for pre-paid return items at a cost of […]
DPD is to increase its nationwide capacity by opening 15 new or upgraded depots by the end of next year, including three that will be double the size of its regular sites.
Howard Tenens Logistics’ first full year of trading delivered more than £66m in turnover and pre-tax profits of £4.7m.
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]