DHL expands Marseille hub

International express delivery company DHL has announced that it has increased its presence at Marseille Provence Airport and has inaugurated a newly renovated hub that has doubled its warehouse capacity. A statement from DHL said, “The surface area of the warehouse has more than doubled, from 1,300m2 to 3,000m2 ,” adding that “the workforce will ...

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Parcel Connect’s millionth parcel

Irish parcel delivery company Parcel Connect has announced that it has handled its one millionth parcels after a successful year end 2015. This represents around €75 million worth of goods ...

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Amazon to buy Ocado?

Rumours are rife in the City of London that the online grocery store Ocado could be a target for online giant Amazon. There are signs that this may be the ...

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UK online retailers see 11% growth

Research by IMRG and Capgemini suggests that UK online retailers saw overall year on year growth of 11% with a 12% increase in sales through the festive season. This reinforces ...

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PostNord gets country platform on Tmail Global

Danish postal operator PostNord Denmark has announced it has entered into a new collaboration with Chinese online marketplace Alibaba’s Tmail Global. This should give access for Danish and Nordic online ...

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Homebase off to Wesfarmers – Sainburys to buy Argos?

After an offer was rebuffed last week for the whole company, Home Retail Group has just sold DIY retail chain Homebase to Australian company Wesfarmers. It is increasingly likely that ...

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Doddle benefits from click & collect surge

Click and collect service Doddle has reported strong Q4 results. The 2015 trading period has seen good results in this sector as e-tailers have gone over to this as part ...

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UK Mail Q3 results looking good

National business mail operator UK Mail has reported good Q3 results after sacking its CEO late last year. Its new automated handled an 8% increase in demand compared to the ...

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Visual Thinking – 89% mothers use click and collect?

Retail agency Visual Thinking has run a small survey that suggests that click and collect is an important facility for retailers but it needs to be fine tuned to maximise ...

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Customer feedback for USPS?

The US Postal Service Office of Inspector General is asking for feedback on how the USPS did over the 2015-16 festive season. The OIG released a statement saying, “For this year’s ...

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