The home delivery expert ParcelHero says UK businesses had lost over £250bn to Covid and an equal amount to Brexit by the end of 2021, but the Brexit tally is now rising faster.
Retailers and couriers brace for a 17% surge in deliveries as High Street visits tumble, says ParcelHero
The home delivery expert ParcelHero says online retailers and couriers are experiencing a 17% surge in late gift deliveries to save Christmas. The rise comes as shoppers deserted the High Street last weekend in the face of the Omicron surge.
The end of ‘9 to 5’ offices will create a surge in failed deliveries and cost British businesses £2bn, warns ParcelHero
New research from the home delivery expert ParcelHero reveals that only 20% of professionals want to work full-time from their offices post-Covid, with a quarter saying they will resign if forced to do so. Although increased working from home
‘Glorious Twelfth’ will see queues at our favourite stores, but it won’t slow online’s momentum, says ParcelHero
Yesterday's confirmation that the High Street will reopen next week will boost the spirits of shoppers and retailers alike. The home delivery expert ParcelHero is dubbing Monday the ‘Glorious Twelfth’ but warns that the shopping frenzy at the end of
The home delivery specialist ParcelHero says new schemes being introduced by parcel companies and retailers mean couriers are being transformed into carers, as drivers become the heart of many local communities.
New Government figures show 35% of UK importers are struggling at borders and Northern Ireland trade is collapsing, says ParcelHero
The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) economy figures show businesses are reporting spiralling Brexit challenges. Doubt has also been cast on the viability of the Northern Ireland protocol, says the international delivery expert ParcelHero. Transport costs, border disruption and
ParcelHero: home delivery returns to home front for Christmas, as online sales are set to soar by 54%
As Lockdown 2.0 closes Britain’s High Streets for a second time, the UK courier services expert ParcelHero says retailers and home delivery networks are braced for a massive surge in deliveries. ParcelHero says that, unlike the first lockdown, supermarkets, online
Free shipping proves vital as nine out of 10 shoppers say no delivery charge is key to spending more, says ParcelHero
Nine out of 10 shoppers say free delivery is their number one incentive to spend more, reveals new research conducted by the e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero. Orders with free shipping are also 30% higher on average than those with delivery
5,000 extra stores will fail because of two-week delay in reopening non-essential shops, says ParcelHero
Under Phase 2 of the Government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy roadmap, non-essential stores were supposed to open in phases starting on Monday. In the event, only open-air markets (and some car showrooms) actually opened, with the vast majority of retailers delayed
Night-time deliveries to stores helped in crisis and must not be allowed to disappear overnight, says ParcelHero
Night-time store deliveries were last permitted during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The idea was reawakened in March to help the fight against Covid-19. ParcelHero says this time night deliveries should be made permanent once the crisis is over,
The coronavirus epidemic, in addition to the High Street collapse that was already well underway even before the lockdown started, has meant many manufacturers have had to question the way they ensure their products reach their customers.
The UK still faces many weeks of hardship before it can say the coronavirus crisis is over, but the UK courier expert ParcelHero says that it has seen ‘green shoots’ that online retailers are returning to business. It believes there
It’s easy to send a parcel to family and friends stuck in self isolation, says UK delivery expert ParcelHero
Britain’s parcel courier services continue to pick up from peoples’ front door. Which means everyone with elderly or poorly friends and relatives in isolation, or simply stuck at home social distancing, can still cheer them up by sending them a
As social distancing measures ramp up, home shoppers should select a convenient drop off location such as a porch, garage or shed, make sure all delivery companies know about it and include it on all delivery instructions, urges ParcelHero. That
Delivery is the new discount: retailers must wake up to the demand for wider and greener delivery options, says ParcelHero
Delivery options can be more valuable than cheaper prices or ultra-fast same-day deliveries to many shoppers, claims ParcelHero. Retailers should work closer with their deliveries partners to ensure they aren’t missing out on £1,000s of orders
ParcelHero: as importers brace for coronavirus impact, should shoppers question safety of Chinese parcels?
ParcelHero says international shoppers are increasingly concerned about Wuhan packages; as new parcel restrictions and factory closures are set to impact on many imported item orders.
Ordering gifts online is more environmentally friendly than driving to the High Street, reveals ParcelHero
This Christmas, is it greener to drive to your favourite stores, or shop with them online for those last-minute presents? It’s a question that is concerning many environmentally aware shoppers this year.
April’s ONS retail statistics show overall sales down 0.3% against March, with High Street department stores sales shrinking 0.7%. But in a rare glimpse of hope, their online sales soared 12.4%
The UK Government announced today it will scrap tariffs on most shipments coming into Britain following a no deal Brexit; and ruled out new checks and controls at the EU/UK Irish border in an attempt to reduce new costs, delays
DIT ‘Exporting is GREAT’ free webinar: ParcelHero reveals the secrets of getting goods to overseas customers
SME retailers and manufacturers can find out everything they need to know about shipping products to new markets by joining the Department for International Trade (DIT) #Exporting is GREAT free webinar. It’s being staged in partnership with the online parcel
‘Wing-Back Wednesday’ – unwanted gift returns are bad news for unlucky recipients and stores alike, says ParcelHero
January 2nd is being dubbed ‘Wing Back Wednesday’ as thousands of unwanted gifts are sent back to stores. Many Brits use the first day back in reality after Christmas to return items - and last year the parcel comparison
Don’t even think about leaving your present buying and sending beyond 21st December, the home delivery specialist ParcelHero is warning last-minute shoppers.
To mark the Government’s Green GB Week a new study has been launched asking whether home deliveries still carry the crown as the greenest form of shopping. The timely study, by the parcel price comparison site ParcelHero, reveals that, though home deliveries
he international parcel delivery specialist ParcelHero says every year hundreds of British traders are going bust as they can’t compete with ultra-cheap Chinese imports, whose postal costs are subsidised by the UK and US postal services, thanks to secret rates
Government’s no-deal Brexit advice papers ‘are the equivalent of “duck and cover” nuclear warnings’, says EU shipping expert
The Government's Technical Notices outlining how businesses and consumers should react to a hard Brexit are as reassuring as nuclear attack advice to shelter under a table, says ParcelHero. The parcel delivery expert ParcelHero says today’s Government Technical Notices’ advising what