Shoppers continued splashing the cash online in March, deciding not to wait for the imminent reopening of stores, with sales increasing by 0.6% according to official figures. It meant the value of online sales were up 62% on March 2020 – the first ever lockdown month – and was the largest monthly online sales growth since June last year, according to the office for national statistics (ONS). It added that feedback from retailers suggested “that the upcoming easing of coronavirus […]
UK Mail is anticipating a fall in both pre-tax profit and turnover for the year ended 31 March 2016 after the installation of incompatible technology incurred huge costs.
Hull-based haulier CJ Express has ceased trading and is set to go into liquidation just over two years after it was acquired by Premier Logistics.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]