Tag: Deliveries

Never miss another delivery with Garçon Wines


In the UK we’re rapidly developed into a nation of wine lovers with many looking forward to getting home of an evening, kicking our shoes off and pouring a glass of red. Indeed it was only last night I was chatting with a friend and discussing if a standard bottle holds four glasses of wine […]

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City Sprint courier wins labour rights case


Lots of people who deliver ecommerce parcels for couriers do it on a price basis with a bounty paid per delivery. That means that they are classed as self-employed and don’t enjoy many of the rights an employed person is entitled to. It also means that multiple attempts at delivery, non-delivery and other problems are […]

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myHermes reduce signature requirements and lower costs

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myHermes have changed their signature requirements which should save you money and at the same time increase the rate of successful first time deliveries. From today items sent via myHermes and valued between £25.00 to £50.00 will no longer need a mandatory signature. This both enables the courier to leave in a safe place and […]

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Is this the last year Amazon will shut for Christmas?


It’s Christmas day and the child who’s behaved like an angel, sent their begging letter to Santa, has been promised by you they’ll get that must have toy which they’ve just opened… and with a feeling of dread choking your through your throat you realise the hundred quid you spent is wasted for want of […]

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Is Amazon Prime delivery really Prime anymore?

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Jane Bell is the eBay Anorak, business consultant for marketplace sellers and contributor to Tamebay. Today Jane looks at Amazon’s recent delivery records and asks if Amazon’s standards are slipping and why they may not be quite as good at delivering as they have been in the past:   Is Amazon Prime delivery really Prime […]

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Collect+ operations become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yodel


Collect+ have renegotiated their Joint Venture to the secure future growth of their store network. The restructuring also sees Drop & Collect Limited, the operational arm of Collect Plus, become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yodel freeing PayPoint to open their network to competition and avoid further losses on logistics costs. A new agreement with PayPoint […]

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UK Couriers: How to track your parcel


With Christmas rapidly approaching, it’s not unusual for both businesses and consumer to want to track parcels. Of course you probably have the tracking links for your favourite couriers bookmarked, but where possible we’ve also including links to bulk track parcels and for a couple of couriers instructions for tracking via email or text message: […]

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Proximity integrates STREAM delivery and transport management with Veeqo


Proximity has integrated STREAM, their delivery and transport management application with Veeqo‘s inventory management and multi-channel retail platform. STREAM, developed by Proximity, is a cloud-based delivery and transport management solution designed for companies with complex and challenging delivery requirements including own vehicle-based deliveries, two-man home delivery, assembly, same day delivery services, emergency parts and repair […]

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ParcelHero & myHermes combine for cheapest UK shipping rates


ParcelHero has teamed up with My Hermes to offer what they claim are now the UK’s lowest price for shipping small parcels. For a small parcel (up to 2kg) the Royal Mail charges a minimum of £2.85 to deliver: ParcelHero charges just £2.63 (incl. VAT). That’s 22p per shipment cheaper than the Post Office, and […]

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£30 and 2½ Hours is cost of a missed delivery


Shoppers will spend two and a half hours sorting out a delivery problem this Christmas and it’ll cost them around £30 on average. That’s all because you didn’t do a very good job according to Citizens Advice. According to Citizens Advice latest consumer advice trends report, people experienced 4.8 million delivery problems in 2015/16. Dealing […]

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