Tag Archives: parcels

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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Home Retail Group “mixed performance”

Amidst reports that grocery giant Sainsbury’s is looking to take over the company, Home Retail Group has reported a “mixed performance” in its latest financial results. Home Retail Group is ...

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ShoeStation brings in NetDespatch for deliveries

UK footwear online retailer ShoeStation Direct has implemented an automated despatch solution from NetDespatch. The company has provided ShoeStation with a streamlined order to despatch solution for all its online ...

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Hermes to use ePOD system

Last mile delivery company Hermes is to use Cognito IQ’s Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) system for its UK network of couriers and 4500 Parcelshops. The company will have 20,000 ...

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3SI to mechanise Mondial Relay branches

French delivery 3SI Group has announced plans to spend €15m on mechanising all of its e-commerce delivery specialist company Mondial Relay branches and boost their parcel handling capabilities. Parent company ...

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EC launches Online Dispute Resolution platform

The European Commission has launched an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform for alternative dispute resolution bodies as part of its Digital Single Market strategy. The ODR platform is designed to ...

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