eBay UK is laying down the gauntlet to Amazon, launching its first end-to-end fulfilment service for UK sellers. The online marketplace is promising that the new service, launched in collaboration with global logistics firm Orange Connex and using Royal Mail and Hermes as its delivery partners, will bring faster delivery options, improved logistics management, smoother processes and enhanced seller protection. The fulfilment service sees eBay UK establish dedicated warehouses in Leicester and Birmingham to store, pack and deliver goods for […]
UK Mail Group’s depot closure programme will cost it approximately £2m as it looks to continue to cut costs. In a pre-close trading update for the year ended 31 March, UK Mail says the closure of four depots in the past 12 months will leave it with a low-cost and integrated network. It is left with a network of 50 depots as a result. The parcels giant also reveals a Q4 revenue increase of 14% year-on-year. However, when adjusting for […]
More than half of all parcels sent in the post and via couriers this week are unwanted Christmas gifts, creating a “tsunami of returns” according to ParcelHero.
Two leading logistics firms have questioned plans for a new residential development in Yorkshire that would involve the construction of a new primary school and numerous homes adjacent to their operating sites. Clipper Logistics and Potter Group have both written to Selby District Council to question the planned Olympia Park development, which would include 985 homes and various leisure facilities including restaurants, sports and play areas, allotments and a public house. The development, for which a planning application was submitted […]