The UK's favourite parcel delivery company DPD has launched a new in-app parcel sending service to enable consumers to send parcels anywhere in the UK and to more than 20 countries across Europe with an easy to use, paperless process.
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Bis Henderson, the multi-faceted logistics services group, has launched Secure Start, an end-to-end programme management service for customer-focused businesses looking for an on-time, risk-free start-up for their new warehouse or distribution centre.
MetaPack Carrier Certification Programme to expand overseas as retailers benefit from faster carrier on-boarding
Less than two years since it was launched, the Carrier Certification Programme run by MetaPack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery technology, is set to expand into Europe bringing further cost and time-saving benefits to eCommerce retailer
Online retail delivery order volumes were up +9.6% year-on-year in March, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.
Macfarlane Packaging, the country’s largest protective packaging supplier, is hosting a series of unique events for retailers to address the key operational challenges in e-commerce fulfilment at their state of the art Innovation Lab in Milton Keynes.
UPS has announced that it expects to hire 1,300 seasonal employees to help with the anticipated surge in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2017. Throughout 2016, UPS has been working with its customers to
Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, has secured a long-term deal with LDH (La Doria, one of the UK’s leading private label supplier of ambient grocery products. Wincanton will provide LDH with warehousing and
Carrefour España innovates its online ‘non-food’ store’s global logistics management with XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics has been selected by Carrefour to manage its online ‘non-food’ store, Carrefour Online, for the Spanish market. Operating out of a new top-grade logistics center in Yunquera de Henares (Guadalajara) with a capacity of over 14,000 sqm, XPO
The Met Office today announces the launch of Hazard Forecast, the latest addition to its DemandMet product portfolio that is specifically designed for logistics and health and safety departments within retailers and suppliers. It helps to ensure the safe and
International e-commerce delivery business wnDirect has appointed Menzies Distribution as one of its supply chain providers in a move that underlines the press distributor’s ambitions in the logistics sector. Menzies drivers will collect packaged orders from wnDirect’s growing portfolio of
Wincanton, a leading provider of supply chain solutions in the UK and Ireland, today announces that one of the world’s most iconic food brands, HJ Heinz, has renewed its long standing contracts. The renewal sees Wincanton retain the service provision
A logistics operator has placed increased emphasis upon developing its own people to help ease the challenges created as a result of the national shortage of drivers. AF Blakemore & Son provides existing employees with the opportunity to develop their
FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, reports it is gearing up for the busiest day across Europe, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa (EMEA) in the history of the company. The busiest day for shipments
In a year of activities to commemorate 150 years in business, John Lewis has another reason to celebrate: the UK’s largest department store retailer has scooped two awards with its logistics automation supplier, KNAPP, at the European Supply Chain Excellence
Blakemore Logistics has opened the door to a career in LGV driving for several young people by hosting a driver apprenticeship scheme. Working in partnership with the Logistics Apprenticeship Training Academy (LATA), Blakemore Logistics has provided a series of work
Consumer delivery company Hermes officially opened its new purpose built, 15,000sq m parcel distribution hub in Warrington, in front of an audience of over 80 of its top retail customers. Designed to support the continuation of the growth of the company
Consumer delivery specialist Hermes is set to launch a new service for SMEs as part of its commitment to providing tailored solutions designed to provide competitive advantage for its customers. The myHermes Business Account, which will be launched in full later this spring, is
CollectPlus to expand and challenge Post Office as most convenient option for parcel deliveries and returns
CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, today revealed plans to expand its network by 33% – from 5,500 to 7,500 stores in the next 12 months, with a longer term aspiration of achieving 12,000 stores and becoming
Favourite consumer delivery company, DPD, is set to become the first UK carrier to provide a nationwide express Sunday delivery service for all its customers. The service, which will start on 20 July 2014, will help create more than 500 new jobs around the
Jigsaw, the UK’s leading provider of large-scale managed transport solutions, has successfully implemented a business to business integration solution from Kewill, the multimodal transportation management software specialist, to connect its network of hauliers, trading partners and contractors. Kewill’s integration solution, part
Since Typhoo made the decision to ship more raw materials and finished product via Liverpool, the volumes of tea handled by the port have grown exponentially. From supplying around 10% of Typhoo’s needs in 2010 the company anticipates that 75%
Standard Life Investments, one of the largest owners of retail assets in the UK, has partnered with the UK’s leading same day distribution company, CitySprint, to trial the UK’s first two hour time slot ‘store to door’ delivery service from
Online parcel delivery comparison website, My Parcel Delivery, has launched a courier service that is claimed to provide greater security for parcel senders with a pre-labelled, tamper-proof bag to transport packaged items. When businesses or individuals book via My Parcel
Consumer delivery company myHermes has introduced a lower weight price band targeting customers posting small packets in response to increasing demand. Parent company, Hermes, has also introduced Parcel Manager, a free service that provides end customers with relevant delivery information via
Hermes, the UK’s second largest consumer delivery company, has claimed the title of Asda Home Delivery Provider of the Year. The company was presented the award after receiving praise from the retail giant for maintaining service levels in excess of