A midlands haulage firm whose main customer was Amazon collapsed into administration after setting up a German branch for the e-tail giant and falling foul of the country’s business laws. In a report to creditors, administrators of New Generation Courier Logistics (NGCL) said that the company provided final mile delivery logistics and that Amazon comprised approximately 91% of its turnover. It also provided warehousing services for a range of customers, but insolvency experts at Leonard Curtis said this had been […]
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.
The future of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics’ UK operation has not yet been ensured, with its German parent company still locked-in discussions with its lenders over a refinancing deal.
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 […]