Tag Archives: parcels

Hermes UK has best peak season yet

Parcel delivery company Hermes’ UK arm has had its best peak season on record, handling over 30 million parcels between Black Friday and the January Sales. This was a 24% ...

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Amazon set to buy out Colis Privé

Online giant Amazon is set to buy up the remaining 75% stake of French delivery company Colis Privé. The deal is set to be completed in the next two months. ...

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ITinSell launches delivery company rating system in UK

As customers we are used to reviewing restaurants or online shops. One thing that hasn’t been done in the UK is online e-commerce companies rating their deliveries to their customers ...

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Christmas click & collect more popular than ever

Online shoppers are increasingly using click and collect services, with a quarter of those surveyed by YouGov saying that they will use the system even more next year. This year ...

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Yodel had a bumper festive period

The festive period of 2015, launched with the Cyber Weekend in November, was one of the best ever for delivery company Yodel. The company handled over 22 million parcels over ...

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Lithuania Post launches ‘e-self service’ system

After a successful pilot project where 20,000 items were sent from business customers trialling the new scheme, Lithuania Post is to launch an ‘e-self service’ system to all its business ...

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Liberum mark Royal Mail shares as ‘sell’

Major City stockbrokers Liberum have advised investors to sell their stock of Royal Mail. The company believes that the massive growth in e-commerce will not benefit the UK postal operator ...

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Online booms – high streets flat – Barclaycard

UK credit card company Barclaycard has released its analysis of shopping trends in the festive period of 2016. Though total retail spending grew by 4% year on year this belied ...

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EC gives unconditional go ahead to FedEx / TNT deal

The European Commission (EC) has given unconditional approval to the takeover bid by FedEx of the Dutch international delivery company TNT. While this is seen as one of the biggest ...

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Amazon delivery network in Germany?

It has been reported that Amazon is looking to set up an in house delivery network in Germany. With some companies’ parcel volumes from Amazon being as high as 35% ...

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