Whistl Opens Bolton Super Depot

Whistl Opens Bolton Super Depot

Whistl, the leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media and Parcels, has officially opened its new Bolton super depot located on the Logistics North development by Junction 4 of the M61. Nick Wells, CEO was joined by local councillors and representatives from the local community at the opening event along with clients of Whistl who wanted to see the state of the art facility. Whistl began moving into the building in…

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MP Welcomes Arrowxl As Warehouse Expansion Boosts Local Economy

MP Welcomes Arrowxl As Warehouse Expansion Boosts Local Economy

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has been praised by a Member of Parliament after completing a warehouse expansion that will create up to 50 jobs in Wigan. Labour MP Lisa Nandy toured the upgraded facility on Friday, following the completion of a £1.7m investment in a new high bay pallet racking system. The 15-metre-high racking, which incorporates 17,000 pallet spaces, effectively doubles the warehouse’s capacity to 34,000 spaces in total. As part…

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Bad Professional Advice Carries A Cost

Bad Professional Advice Carries A Cost

Acting on advice from a professional can sometimes go wrong and though you can seek redress, time is against you. When you pay someone for investment advice, by fee or commission and it proves poor, wrong or fraudulent, you can seek to recover your losses. Do you have a claim? In recent years, has been a substantial increase in claims against financial advisers and professionals, mainly concerning financial investment mis-selling and tax avoidance schemes. Mis-selling…

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A Brexit Survivor’s Guide Webinar for Exporters

A Brexit Survivor’s Guide Webinar for Exporters

“Brexit means Brexit” says the Government. But what exactly does that mean for UK businesses trading with the EU? The export specialist ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT, and European Sales expert, Lyndsay Harrison, will help you prepare for the bumpiest of Brexits in a live online event. Businesses are bracing themselves for 2019; but few companies have any clear ideas about what the impact of exiting the EU will really be. What…

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New Ford Transit Custom Enhances Appeal

New Ford Transit Custom Enhances Appeal

Ford today revealed the new Transit Custom one-tonne commercial vehicle, delivering bold new design, an all-new interior and enhanced productivity to European businesses. Available to order later this year, new Transit Custom is scheduled for customer delivery in early 2018. Powered by the game-changing Ford EcoBlue 2.0-litre diesel engine, Transit Custom has been re-engineered to offer significant new features and capabilities including a new ECOnetic van variant delivering improved fuel efficiency and 148 g/km CO2…

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UK Drivers Are 3x More Likely to Pull over for a Woman Than a Man

UK Drivers Are 3x More Likely to Pull over for a Woman Than a Man

The latest research from ClickMechanic, an online marketplace for car repair, has found that drivers in the UK are three times more likely to pull over to help a woman, who has broken down on the roadside, than a man. Indeed, 57% of drivers are more likely to pull over for a stranded woman, compared to only 17% being more likely to do the same for a man. However, being female is apparently not the…

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Navigating The Path To Purchase

Navigating The Path To Purchase

Google quietly introduced the beta version of Purchases on Google in the middle of May this year to users in the US. The feature allows users to click a ‘Buy on Google’ call-to-action on product ads within the search engine results page and directs them to a purchasing page created and hosted by Google. Right now, the option is available to Android users in the States and can be requested from Google’s Merchant Centre program….

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Absolutely And Hövding Join Forces To Improve London Courier Cycling Safety 

Absolutely And Hövding Join Forces To Improve London Courier Cycling Safety 

Today, Absolutely, one of the oldest courier companies in the UK, has announced a new safety initiative in collaboration with Hövding, the airbag for cyclists. This is the first partnership of its kind and will make cycle couriers at Absolutely the best protected in London. With couriers spending up to 10 hours a day cycling on the busy streets of London, safety is a clear priority. However, many professional couriers shun helmets because they are…

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The Queen’s Speech Stutters On Brexit, But There’s Good News For Logistics And Exporters

The Queen’s Speech Stutters On Brexit, But There’s Good News For Logistics And Exporters

The details of the Government agenda for the next two years have been revealed; and the global delivery experts Fastlane International say there is some good news for exporters and logistics companies. The delayed Queen’s Speech has finally been delivered, and the e-commerce delivery specialists Fastlane International say that there is some good news for exporters and logistics; though many Brexit details remain unclear. Says Fastlane’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT: ‘There are…

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The Queen’s Speech Stutters On Brexit

The Queen’s Speech Stutters On Brexit

The delayed Queen’s Speech has finally been delivered, and the e-commerce delivery specialists Fastlane International say that there is some good news for exporters and logistics; though many Brexit details remain unclear. Says Fastlane’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT: ‘There are eight bills tackling Brexit alone; but the real details of the Government’s approach to Brexit, and how wedded they still are to a ‘hard’ Brexit – leaving the Customs Union and the…

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