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Deliveries

Covering all of the key logistical challenges that come with ensuring you get your goods to their destination
By Chris Dawson February 7, 2017 - 5:33 pm

On the dot: Same day timed deliveries at next day prices

At the Metapack Delivery Conference I had some time to speak to Patrick Gallagher from On the dot about their service and why a consumer would want to make use of it. Lego are one of their customers and, if an order is over a certain

myHermes Tracking Notifications now on Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is getting smarter, there are more useful (as opposed to useless spam) skills being added almost daily and the core intelligence of Echo is getting better. Alexa, Echo's voice, can now not only tell me where my nearest Sainsbury's is but can also

CollectPlus see record numbers of consumers choose their service

At Metapack's Delivery Conference I sat down with Neil Ashworth Chief Executive Officer at CollectPlus to get updated on the company's performance and their plans for 2017. CollectPlus Achievements I was surprised to discover that only about 4% of the CollectPlus business is now consumer to consumer

Hermes to offer 7 day delivery and inflight redirection

Hermes and their consumer facing myHermes brand offer an economy service and their amazingly low prices reflect this. They are however facing increasing competition and have announced a major transformation program which will see them add premium type features to their services. Their key focus will

Pony Express completes Ireland’s first Drone Delivery

Ireland’s largest same-day courier, Pony Express Couriers, have made the first ever authorised delivery by drone in Ireland. The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) gave authorisation for the flight took just two minutes to complete from take-off to parcel drop, with the drone taking the parcel,

DPD up their game yet again with DPD Precise Deluxe

DPD are without a doubt the innovation leaders in UK couriers, where they go others follow and they've driven forward the customer service element with predicted time slots, on the fly delivery changes and a superb mobile app to enable consumers to track and manage

UK Delivery Firms ranked in MoneySavingExpert poll

MoneySavingExpert.com has run a survey asking 11,354 consumers to rank delivery firms based on their experiences during 2016. They asked consumers to "Please rate your experience with each of these firms DURING THE LAST YEAR" with options to rank delivery companies as 'Great', 'OK' or

UPS expand Express Plus next day 9am to 19 new countries

The UPS Express Plus services offers guaranteed early morning delivery for your most time-sensitive shipments. The service offers next day delivery by 9:00 a.m. to most business addresses in Europe, the United States and major business areas in Canada. It also provides second business day

Argos and eBay Drop Off Pilot ends

eBay's parcel drop off pilot where consumer sellers could despatch items by taking them to their nearest Argos store, will be closing at the end of the month. The highly successful click and collect service which has been used by 10s of millions of buyers