International delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning of delays to Amazon and other e-commerce orders following the log jam created in the Suez Canal by the stranded cargo ship, EverGiven, which was finally refloated yesterday (29 March). David Jinks, ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, said: “The 200,000-tonne EverGiven was carrying 18,300 containers, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. A total of 367 vessels were waiting to pass through, and officials have said it will take at least three-and-a-half […]
A new study from ParcelHero, released today, warns that Brexit red tape and increased duties could see UK traders face a 35% drop in sales of products sourced overseas.
HGV traffic in Great Britain dropped to just 25% of its normal levels at the height of the lockdown in April, but had almost bounced back to pre-Covid levels by July, new figures reveal.
DPD has restarted parcel deliveries to Europe after suspending the service last week.