Entries by Adam James

DPD doing its bit to “protect Londoners’ health” | Post&Parcel

Parcel delivery company DPD has today opened the UK’s first all-electric parcel depot in the heart of Westminster and announced plans for a further seven all-electric sites in the capital. London’s Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, Shirley Rodrigues, said: “London’s toxic air contributes to thousands of early deaths each year and is putting the […]

CitySprint turns its sights on large and bulky items | Post&Parcel

Oct 17, 2018 Same-day courier company CitySprint has launched Freight Desk – a delivery service for oversized, heavy and difficult-to-handle items. Paul Gisbourne, CEO at CitySprint, commented: “We recognise that in today’s economy, speed, reliability and convenience are of the utmost importance to businesses in every industry, but that moving bigger items to support this […]

More funding for Australia Post banking services | Post&Parcel

Oct 15, 2018 Australia Post has signed a deal with two more major Australian banks -Westpac and NAB- to help fund banking services at Australia Post’s network of post offices. Today’s announcement follows Commonwealth Bank’s decision last week to also sign a landmark new [email protected] agreement that includes a $22 million annual Community Representation Fee. […]

eBay Germany enables business sellers to compete with Amazon | Post&Parcel

Oct 12, 2018 eBay Germany has launched two new logistics services for business sellers – eBay Fulfilment and eBay Shipping reports Tamebay.com. Both of these services will qualify sellers for eBay Plus – a subscription service for buyers offering fast and free premium shipping, simple free returns and premium customer service. Sellers benefit from better […]

New Operations Director for Yodel | Post&Parcel

Oct 11, 2018 Yodel has appointed industry expert, Carl Moore, as its new network operations director. Carl will be responsible for overseeing Yodel’s nationwide network of customer delivery depots and will report into Yodel’s chief operating officer, Adrian Harris. Carl brings extensive knowledge and experience of the logistics sector, having spent over 30 years’ in […]

UK Domestic Express Parcels Report (B2B & B2C) 2018 | Post&Parcel

Price and Availability: UK Domestic B2B Parcels Distribution Survey Report – Wave 20 – £14,750 (+VAT) – June 2018 UK Domestic B2C Parcels Distribution Survey Report – Wave 11 – £14,750 (+VAT) – July 2018 UK Domestic Parcels Distribution Survey Report Wave 8 – £29,500 (+VAT) – August 2018 (If purchased together with another individual […]

Wincanton appoints new director for grocery | Post&Parcel

Oct 10, 2018 British logistics company Wincanton, has appointed James Hurrell as Director for Grocery. Wincanton’s grocery team helps retailers meet growing consumer expectations through the provision of transport, warehousing and specialist consultancy services. It’s customers include ASDA, The Cooperative Group, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. Speaking about his appointment James said: “Grocery retailers – whether they are […]

Royal Mail share price plunges | Post&Parcel

Oct 10, 2018 Shares at Royal Mail dropped more than 4pc to £3.21 in early morning trade, briefly sinking below the £3.30 price at which it floated in 2013, reports The Telegraph. The FTSE 100 company has now fallen around 30pc since it warned investors last week that full-year profits would be lower than expected amid […]

Escher Group to continue global expansion with new CEO | Post&Parcel

Oct 9, 2018 Nick Manolis has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of Escher, the company transforming the postal and courier market with their innovative customer engagement platform. Manolis has spent the last 10 years at TrueCommerce, a global provider of retail trading partner connectivity and integration solutions, as president and CEO. Under Manolis’ leadership, […]