GoSend Opens in the UK

Shopping and delivery company GoSend has launched in the UK. Customers have lockers at an address in the US and the contents are sent to the UK by the most economical method. Shoppers using GoSend can buy products in the US and navigate around high delivery costs by having them delivered to special lockers in ...

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Yodel takes on 7,000 extra staff for seasonal period and beyond

Parcel delivery company Yodel is to take on 7,000 extra staff over the Christmas period. Many of those full time and part time roles will remain beyond the festive season ...

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Argos launches same day delivery service

From this week, Argos goes head to head with Amazon Prime Now by offering a same day delivery service anywhere in the UK for £3.95 an item. Argos both undercuts ...

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Poste Italiane IPO roadshow begins today

The Italian government is selling off 38% of its postal service Poste Italiane in an IPO worth €3.8bn beginning today. The 158 year old government postal service, which has a ...

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SingPost buys controlling stake in Jagged Peak

Singapore Post (SingPost) has bought a 71.1% stake in US e-commerce logistics provider Jagged Peak in a deal worth USD $15.8 million. The family that set up the company, the ...

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Post NL and unions agree to social plan

In the face of a rapidly declining postal market, Post NL and the trades unions have agreed to a ‘social plan’ to aid employees to redeploy within the business or ...

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International Shopping Survey shows the direction of e-commerce to come

The International Shopping Survey commissioned by Hermes among 3000 shoppers in the UK (2000 surveyed) and Germany (1000 surveyed) points to the direction of online shopping in the years to ...

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Ceva Logistics wins four long term fashion contracts

Ceva Logistics has won four fashion supply chain management contracts worth $400 million that will last until 2025. The company will handle e-commerce fulfilment, store deliveries, warehousing, international distribution and ...

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Singapore Post announce success of a drone delivery trial

Singapore Post have trialled a delivery drone in Singapore successfully. Drone delivery is one of the directions delivery and mail services around the world are considering and this is the ...

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Sovex delivers new conveyor system to Deutsche Post

Merseyside based parcel handling system manufacturer Sovex has enjoyed record sales after developing a space saving parcel handling system for Deutsche Post. The Space Saver Boom is a single vehicle ...

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