Covering all of the key logistical challenges that come with ensuring you get your goods to their destination
By Chris Dawson May 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Do you offer Saturday or Sunday Deliveries?

I ordered a few things from a retailer on Friday and was pleasantly surprised to find out that whilst their next day delivery charge was £9.95 they also deliver on Saturday or Sunday also for £9.95. It's not a cheap delivery charge, but there is a

ArrowXL win 2-man delivery contract for N Brown

ArrowXL, UK two-man home delivery experts, have won a major contract with online fashion retailer N Brown Group. The exclusive annual contract will involve more than 100,000 two-man deliveries UK-wide of N Browns’ range of homewares, furniture and electrical goods. “We wanted a committed delivery partner,

Royal Mail exceeded full year Quality of Service targets

Royal Mail exceeded the regulatory First Class mail target (93.0%) for the financial year 2016-17, delivering 93.1% the next working day. They also exceeded the Second Class mail target of 98.5%, with 98.9% delivered within three working days. For the fourth quarter Royal Mail exceeded the

Doddle to cut their losses, close stores, and refocus on kiosk partnerships

Doddle are to ditch their high profile train station stores in favour of kiosk solutions in third party stores. It would appear that Doddle's own stores are haemorrhaging money and so will be shuttered, sadly with job losses for many of the staff. It would be

Hermes deliveries grow 10% in a year across Europe

Hermes have grown their business by over 7% in the past year to €2.640 billion. Instrumental in this was the Group's European parcel companies which, continues benefiting from flourishing global online retailing. Hermes parcel companies in Germany, Austria, the UK, Italy and Russia delivered a record

Why don’t eBay offer next day delivery search?

Our sister publication, InternetRetailing, today reports that next-day delivery remains the favoured option for UK shoppers – but 18% of retailers don’t offer it. InternetRetailing Editor Chloe Rigby cites research revealing that "Next-day delivery remains the favoured option for more than half (52%) of UK shoppers,

Your myHermes parcel could be delivered by Robot in London

Hermes are to test the use of self-driving delivery robots in London. In partnership with Starship Technologies, Hermes will soon trial a number of parcel collections in the London borough of Southwark. This latest trial follows on from a project that has seen Hermes Germany and

Parcelforce express48large drop off at Post Office

Consumers can now send large and awkward parcels via selected Post Office branches throughout the UK, with Parcelforce Worldwide’s express48large, benefiting from secure delivery within two working days. express48large allows customers to send parcels 2.5m in length, and 5m in length and girth combined. There is

Royal Mail’s new 2017 Tariffs effective Monday 27th March

If you've not yet edited your marketplace and website listings to take account of the new Royal Mail prices, you could be losing significant amounts of money from today. Royal Mail's new price structures come into effect from Monday the 27th March so if you're