DPD has forged a partnership with The Post Office which sees it oust the Royal Mail Group as the only carrier used by the retailer. The deal is part of a wider plan by The Post Office to open up its network of 11,500 branches to external carriers for the first time in its 360 year history. The partnership with DPD sees Royal Mail Group lose its status as the only carrier to have an agreement with the Post Office […]
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
If you’re named Home Delivery Operator of the Year for four years running, you must be doing something right. And what DPD UK did right was to make exhaustive efforts to get proper feedback from customers and then act on it.
The Potter Group has officially begun marketing itself as a Palletline member, following its takeover of pallet network member House of James in May. Palletline now has a dedicated page with contact details on the Ripon-based multi-modal company’s website, after Potter received permission to join from the network’s executive early this year. Potter’s takeover of House of James created a £33m company, adding 100,000ft² of warehousing space, 35 vehicles and 55 trailers to its fleet. The House of James brand […]