Tag Archives: parcels

Post Office extends HSBC services

The UK Post Office network is to offer services to HSBC Business customers. This will extend the reach of HSBC to the Post Office’s 11,500 branches across the UK. HSBC ...

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John Lewis reports a good Black Friday

Retailer John Lewis has reported one of its best ever short term trading periods, with a great Black Friday weekend in 2015. The company reported its “biggest ever week for ...

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5,000 UK Post Offices upgraded

The UK Post Office has announced that it has modernised 5000 of its Post Offices nationwide and thanks to this, has increased revenues in each of the recipient branches by ...

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Cultural differences in shopping among age group 18-25

DPD Group has conducted a study into the shopping preferences among those in the age group 18-25 in France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the UK. The research highlights the differing ...

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Shutl – 5% of ‘sickies’ actually employees waiting for parcels?

According to research by parcel shop network Shutl, as many as 5% of sick days taken by staff could be where they are in fact waiting for parcels to be ...

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Barclaycard research shows changing retail environment

Research from Barclaycard into the retail industry has shown a number of ways in which the retail environment and customer demands are changing. As high street presences are diminishing in ...

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Argos under scrutiny due to Black Friday mess

National retailer Argos is under scrutiny from the media after being overwhelmed with orders on Black Friday. The company, which issued a profits warning after it suddenly chose to roll ...

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DHL Parcel takes over Sweden DHL Freight network

As part of a wider rationalisation of the business, DHL Parcel has taken over the Swedish 1350 service point parcel network that was previously run by DHL Freight. DHL Freight ...

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Metapack – Black Friday lessons learned from 2014

With a smooth and relatively untroubled Black Friday for ecommerce businesses, UK delivery management technology company Metapack has said that many of the lessons taught in Black Friday 2014 have ...

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DPD Germany uses economically efficient hybrid vehicle

DPD Germany is trialling the use of a retrofitted hybrid plug in delivery vehicle nicknamed the Elena that will pay for its own conversion within four years. The savings made ...

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