Category Archives: Transport / Logistics Services

Asda reorganises toward internet retailing

UK supermarket giant Asda has announced a major restructuring away from its stores and towards internet retailing. It will be cutting 5,000 jobs while creating 4,500 new roles. The move ...

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IPC Common Returns Platform has record volumes in 2020

In 2020 the International Posts Corporation (IPC) had a record number of returns parcels sent under the cross-border Common Returns Platform (CRP). Some 13.6 million labels were printed, an increase ...

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DHL Express adds new European air freighters

DHL Express has agreed a new partnership with SmartLynx Malta to introduce two newly converted Airbus A321-200 narrow body air freighters to the DHL Express European air fleet. The new ...

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UK government Workplace Charging Scheme to be expanded

The UK government has announced a £50 million grant programme for the expansion of the electric vehicle Workplace Charging Scheme and support for people living in leased and rented accommodation ...

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Australia Post – parcel revenues perform strongly

Parcel revenue growth drove Australia Post revenues for the first half of 2020-21 to $4.3 billion, a 15.5% increase on the same period in 2019-20. Letter mail offset this somewhat ...

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DeJoy sketches out US Postal Service 10 year plan

Apologising to the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform for the poor performance of the US Postal Service over the last peak season, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sketched ...

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Posti to open Europe’s largest parcel locker unit

Finnish Posti is to open the largest parcel locker unit in Europe at the beginning of next month. The new parcel locker unit will be at the Munkkivuori shopping centre ...

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Bacton Transport chooses Lytx driver telematics system

UK Video telematics and fleet management solutions provider Lytx has announced it is working with Bacton Transport to help improve driver safety and performance. The driver monitoring systems will identify ...

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Sendcloud – UK e-retailers making returns difficult

A report commissioned by UK e-commerce shipping platform Sendcloud has shown that UK retailers are cracking down on the ‘wear and return’ trend by UK fashion shoppers. Fewer than 1% ...

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Fortec Distribution rebrands

To underline its new era as part of the Pall-Ex Group of companies, Fortec Distribution has undergone a rebrand. The carrier is also celebrating its 25th anniversary of operations. Combining ...

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