Tesco has agreed a deal with e-commerce delivery firm InPost to deploy automated parcel machines (APMs) in up to 500 stores, potentially eliminating a quarter of a million last mile deliveries. The parcel lockers are seen by the retail giant as an extra hook to attract customers in the run-up to Christmas and provide shoppers with an efficient and cost effective way to collect or send online purchases. The deal continues InPost’s rapid growth in the UK, bringing the number […]
Wincanton has sold off its UK commercial vehicle repair and maintenance company, Pullman Fleet Services (PFS) to asset management firm Aurelius as it focuses on its more profitable core markets.
Since joining FedEx Express in 1995, Trevor Hoyle (pictured) has seen both the parcels industry and the way the company operates change dramatically, especially with the internet bringing new challenges. As he steps up to his new role as vice president, operations UK and Ireland, for FedEx Express and FedEx UK, the company is continuing to streamline its business and bring together the two separate operations that it has been formed of since the acquisition of domestic express carrier ANC […]
Tesco has received planning permission to develop a 134,333 ft² DC near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.