The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

The Delivery Group enters pallet market with Pallet-Track partnership

Leading eCommerce and specialist mail services firm The Delivery Group has announced its entry into the pallet market via a partnership with established pallet freight experts Pallet-Track. The partnership represents the latest example of The Delivery Group’s continued investment in infrastructure and services as it looks to expand the range of tailored delivery solutions within its portfolio. Pallet freight is a significant growth market, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) forecasting the delivery of…

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Fleet-cleaning partnership helps DPD polish zero-emission credentials

Fleet-cleaning partnership helps DPD polish zero-emission credentials

Parcel delivery company DPD has appointed eco-friendly car wash company Dropless.co.uk in an innovative, new partnership. Water-free vehicle cleaning service Dropless will be responsible for ensuring the fleet vehicles at DPD’s all-electric Westminster parcel depot remain spotless. DPD Westminster was the UK’s first all-electric parcel depot and is part of a network of zero-emission DPD micro depots in London.  The parcel giant uses a fleet of electric trucks, vans and micro-vehicles for both incoming parcels,…

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ArrowXl Secures Warehousing & Home Delivery Contract With DG International 

ArrowXl Secures Warehousing & Home Delivery Contract With DG International 

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-person home delivery expert, has secured a long-term contract to provide a range of flexible warehousing and home delivery services to DG International, the global logistics firm. This agreement will see ArrowXL support DG International as it embarks on the next stage of its growth. Under the terms of the deal, ArrowXL will provide suitable warehouse space for two of DG International’s retail clients, both of whom specialise in large indoor…

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PayPoint launches Inventory Scan feature for Collect+ app

PayPoint launches Inventory Scan feature for Collect+ app

PayPoint today unveiled a new feature for its free-to-use mobile app, Collect+ StoreScan. Developed from retailer feedback, Inventory Scan allows retailers to scan any parcel in their store – either by its barcode or by OCR and check its status with a quick audit, helping retailers to operate their business more efficiently and identify expired parcels more easily. Launched in December last year, the free Collect+ StoreScan app enables retailers to process parcels quickly and…

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UK’s First C2C Courier Launches In London

UK’s First C2C Courier Launches In London

Peyk has launched London’s first consumer to consumer (C2C) courier service, to change the way Londoners send each other things. Across Asia and The Middle East when you want to send something to a friend or a member of your family, you don’t use the post, you use a C2C courier, a service that Peyk has now brought to London. Let’s say you’ve gone to visit a friend and left your keys at her house, without…

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ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software for consistent brand experience

ScS invests in Paragon’s ePOD software for consistent brand experience

ScS, the home furnishings retailer specialising in sofas, carpets, flooring and furniture, has enhanced its customer experience by adopting Paragon’s fleXipod electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) software. The solution has been implemented to support its two-man home delivery operation, which handles around 1,000 customer appointments each day. By gaining real-time visibility and control of delivery processes, ScS has been able to achieve a more standardised on-site service and faster problem resolution. “The delivery experience can…

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Yodel makes £15.2m investment in greener fleet

Yodel makes £15.2m investment in greener fleet

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel has announced a £15.2m investment in its fleet, designed to reduce the environmental impact of its road-based operations. The investment includes new vehicles and trailers as well as technology to improve efficiency and safety. Going electric  Yodel has taken delivery of an all-electric 7.5 tonne light-duty truck, the first in its fleet. The Mitsubishi FUSO eCanter will initially be based at Yodel’s customer delivery depot in Hayes, and used across…

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New CEO and CCO for Palletways

New CEO and CCO for Palletways

Palletways Group Limited, which operates Europe’s largest pallet network, has announced the retirement of its current Chief Executive Officer, James Wilson, on 1 July 2019. Wilson’s place will be taken by Palletways Chief Operating Officer, Luis Zubialde, who has worked at the company since 2006. Wilson will continue as a consultant to the company, and to its owner Imperial Logistics International. Says Imperial Logistics International CEO Hakan Bicil: “We would like to thank James Wilson…

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Hermes Launches “Road To Logistics” Scheme

Hermes Launches “Road To Logistics” Scheme

Leading consumer delivery company Hermes UK has launched a new initiative to help address the UK driver shortage and enable unemployed workers to gain valuable skills and the possibility of full-time employment.  It is designed to ensure the company has its own ‘talent pipeline’ and is prepared for any future legislation and possible Brexit impact. The new “Road to Logistics” programme is funded through the company’s Apprenticeship Levy and will see Hermes recruit a number…

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ArrowXL Announces £3 Million Digital Transformation

ArrowXL Announces £3 Million Digital Transformation

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading 2-person delivery firm, has started implementing the first phase of a £3 million digital transformation programme which will see its IT systems upgraded or replaced in a move designed to support growth and further improve the customer experience. Other benefits will include the ability to support the increasing demand for next day delivery and shorter time windows. The ambitious programme includes the implementation of Paragon’s advanced transport optimisation solution that will…

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