Suppliers News

The latest news and developments from your competitors who provide third party services to the online marketplace industry.
By Sasha Fedorenko November 8, 2018 - 4:21 pm

Yodel launches its first international office in China

Yodel announced today the opening of its first international office in China to address the UK demand for the market's goods. The new office in Chengdu, China is designed to increase the efficiency of shipping pan-Chinese products to UK consumers. It's strategically located in the city's

The FedEx small business grant contest is open again in the UK

Shipping firm and courier FedEx is holding a competition for European small businesses with a grand prize of £20,000 up for grabs and and other rewards too. There is a runners up prize of £10,000 available. It's the third year of the FedEx Small Business

Royal Mail open six temporary parcel sort centres for Christmas

Royal Mail is opening six temporary parcel sort centres for the Christmas period as part of its festive operation. In years gone by this would be to handle the deluge of Christmas Cards in the post, but nowadays it's parcels that contribute the biggest volumes

Pitney Bowes adds to its ecommerce offering in the USA

Pitney Bowes provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data and has announced this week the launch of new applications to help simplify shipping. The new services will be delivered through the SendPro C-Series, and were created through an ecosystem of

Hermes boosts peak capacity with new Hemel Hempstead hub

myHermes have opened their new purpose-built parcel distribution depot at Prologis Park in Hemel Hempstead, as they further enhances their network and infrastructure ahead of what is anticipated to be their busiest peak season to date. The new 80,000 square foot depot, which will lead

Shopify add Venmo checkout option for US merchants

Shopify have added a Venmo checkout option for US Shopify Merchants using PayPal Checkout. By accepting Venmo directly in your online store, users can complete their purchase in just a few clicks. Giving customers a familiar way to pay can lessen abandoned carts and increase

Post Office acquisition of Payzone approved

The Post Office has been given the go-ahead to complete its acquisition of the Payzone bill payments business by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK and the deal is set to formally complete in the next week. Bill payments are a core part

Parcelforce Worldwide South East Processing Centre opens

The new Parcelforce Worldwide South East Processing Centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire has been opened by Grant Shapps MP. The new centre is located on Hatfield Business Park (AL10) and will create over sixty new job opportunities in the local area, ranging from warehouse operatives to

New Yodel inflight delivery options announced

Yodel have announced the launch of Yodel Inflight, a new set of features that will allow customers to amend their delivery preferences online or via the Yodel mobile app, up to an hour before delivery is due. The service is designed to improve the customer