Tag Archives: parcels

DPD tops Which? customer satisfaction survey

For the second year running, delivery company DPD has topped a customer satisfaction survey done by consumer champion Which? This follows the company being given a special award in June ...

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Road safety important for UK delivery businesses fleet managers

With UK delivery businesses hiring well over 10,000 temporary drivers between them for this year’s Black Friday and Christmas online shopping season, road safety is a major factor that fleet ...

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Starship robot delivery – a realistic answer to drones?

There has been a lot of copy written on the prospect of drones delivering parcels to customers. Move out of the way flying robot – enter the Starship buggy that ...

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Qatar Airways eyes UK e-commerce market

Qatar Airways is looking to get into the UK e-commerce market with the launch of QR Express. QR Express would use Qatar Airways freight services to move goods internationally while ...

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Australia Post to begin trialling delivery drones

It has been announced that Australia Post is to start a major trial of using drones to deliver parcels to customers. Singapore Post did a small scale trial recently, and ...

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Royal Mail opens 10 temporary parcel sorting centres

UK postal operator Royal Mail is to open 10 new parcel sorting centres across the UK to cope with the expected surge in demand during the festive season. The temporary ...

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Hermes to continue delivering shoes for Clarks

Home delivery business Hermes has been awarded a two year extension to deliver shoes bought online from Clarks. The firm has delivered 3 million parcels for Clarks over the last ...

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Deutsche Post DHL writes down €345m on NFE

Due to the serious problems with the transformation programme known as the New Forwarding Environment (NFE), Deutsche Post DHL has addressed a potential earnings exposure of €345 million in its ...

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UPS deploys 18 zero emission vans in Texas

As part of the delivery company’s drive to reduce its carbon emissions, UPS has deployed 18 new electric delivery vehicles in the Houston / Galveston area of Texas. The delivery ...

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GFS Checkout ensures better sales

Parcel and carrier manager GFS claims that its retail customers have reported a 10% increase in completed orders since the GFS Checkout was introduced in the last twelve months. With ...

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