Covering all of the key logistical challenges that come with ensuring you get your goods to their destination
By Chris Dawson September 9, 2020 - 2:02 pm

Sept 2020 eBay UK Seller Release: Signature on delivery requirements

From the 19th of October, the eBay Money Back Guarantee threshold for signature confirmation will move from item value to total order value. This makes a lot of sense as order value is probably how you consider automatically upgrading a delivery to require a signature

Citizens Advice offer 7 million reasons to use DHL, DPD, Hermes, Menzies, or Parcelly

Over 7 million disabled people faced delivery problem in single week according to Citizens Advice, despite online shopping being a lockdown lifeline. If you choose the right courier you can make a big difference to these people's lives. And it's not just being kind, it's

Royal Mail Temporary Air Carrier Supplements for even more countries

Royal Mail have announced that from the 1st of September they will be additional countries to those where Temporary Air Carrier Supplements are imposed on Business Contract products. They will also apply to a wider range of Royal Mail's International parcel and letter services. The

UK Carrier Consortium delivers COVID-19 tests but opens Pandora’s Box

Some of the biggest rivals in the UK parcel industry have pooled their resources and expertise, in a new UK Carrier Consortium, to manage the nationwide collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into testing laboratories. The test collection programme feeds into a study coordinated

Royal Mail new Chief Commercial Officer announces Inflight delivery options

Royal Mail appear to have a new Chief Commercial Officer and one of his first actions has been to announce new Inflight delivery options for Royal Mail Tracked 24 and 48 hour services. Not before time either, during the Coronavirus lock down more consumers than ever

A Mandatory Delivery Charge could kill Free Delivery (and Amazon Prime)

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a position statement on last mile logistics which should be concerning for everyone involved in ecommerce. One of their suggestions is a mandatory delivery charge which would impact every ecommerce sale in the UK. The mandatory delivery charge would

The green transport revolution is already here – the challenge is to keep it

As the country starts to see lock down restrictions relaxed in all four nations, with shops once again open in England and Northern Ireland, the government is looking to change the way we move about with a green transport revolution. "We stand on the verge of

Coronavirus Ecommerce Checklist

Today we publish a Coronavirus Ecommerce Checklist, courtesy of GFS, detailing small changes you can make to your shipments to ease the delivery of outgoing sales. This is especially important for Amazon merchants who habitually use FBA but have now had inbound shipments to Amazon

Carriers start to suspend signatures on delivery

Carriers including the Royal Mail are starting to suspend signatures on delivery, even for services where a signature is normally required such as Special Delivery or other Signed for services. Instead, they will simply ask for the name of the person receiving the parcel and

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