Tag Archives: parcels

Cost of delivery can kill a sale – B2C Europe

A survey carried out on behalf of B2C Europe of 2442 customers across the EU has discovered that high delivery costs can make the difference between making a sale and ...

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USPS Post Office announces festive opening hours

Only Priority Mail Express mail or parcels will be delivered on Christmas Day this year, with many USPS Post Offices closing around lunchtime on Christmas Eve in 2015. On New ...

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China reportedly bans drone delivery systems

Reports are emerging that the Chinese civil aviation authority is about to ban the use of drone delivery systems in urban areas. The unconfirmed reports have been leaked during the ...

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Royal Mail opens 225 delivery offices on Sunday

National postal operator Royal Mail has announced it will open an additional 125 delivery offices on top of the 100 open 7 days a week already, in the run up ...

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Deutsche Post offers international tracking of mail

Deutsche Post DHL is offering a new service whereby e-commerce companies can track their goods even after they have left Germany. The Ländernachweis service is available to 16 countries around ...

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OfCom – competition healthy in a changing market

Reflecting global changes in parcel and letter delivery around the world, postal and communications regulator OfCom has released an annual report that suggests that mail volumes are falling gently, parcel ...

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Posten orders fleet of Renault electric vans

The Norwegian postal operator Posten has placed an order for 240 Renault Kangoo Maxi ZE electric vans as part of an attempt to reduce its CO2 emissions. Posten aims at ...

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UK shoppers increasingly buying from US

According to a survey from parcel locker company GoSend, UK shoppers are increasingly buying their goods direct from US e-commerce outlets. According to a press release from the company, “Brits ...

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Top 10 online shopping towns on Black Friday

Royal Mail has released a list of the 10 busiest towns and cities in terms of orders made by customers on Black Friday. Most were provincial towns away from the ...

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Clarkson drones on, on Amazon Prime Air advert

Amazon has released an advert for its proposed Amazon Prime Air drone delivery system. Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson fronts the advert. The 2 minute advert can be seen ...

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