Clipper Logistics is set to be acquired by GXO after both firms agreed the terms of a deal worth £965m. Clipper’s directors said they intended to recommend unanimously that shareholders vote in favour of the deal. The acquisition values each Clipper share at 920p and was described as “a compelling strategic combination which significantly increases […]
Analytics company GlobalData has confirmed that the Covid-19 pandemic has begun forcing transport and logistics companies to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies.
Bradford-based logistics firm Expect Distribution has closed its two-man e-retail delivery operation, following a number of “operational challenges”.
DPD research has revealed that three-quarters (73%) of Brits have ditched their online shop at checkout stage due to restrictive or expensive delivery options. Around 40% of shoppers complained that they are not generally offered a free delivery option, despite the fact this is the preferred choice for three-quarters of consumers. However, a quarter (26%) […]