Harman Haulage gets the job done with Mandata management solution

Harman Haulage gets the job done with Mandata management solution

Newark-based Harman Haulage have recently signed up for Mandata’s new job management system and say the company, has cut job planning and invoicing time by more than half in the first two months.  Mandata Now is a cloud-based job management tool designed specifically for smaller haulage companies to help plan jobs and allocate them to vehicles and drivers. The system updates job progress manually or uses Mandata’s ePOD solution to get real time updates from…

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Major UK PPE face mask manufacturing investment in Wales to get UK economy ‘back to work’ safely

Major UK PPE face mask manufacturing investment in Wales to get UK economy ‘back to work’ safely

Medex Scientific (UK)’s significant investment in a new PPE manufacturing plant, in partnership with PrimePac Solutions in Ebbw Vale, South Wales, launched today, satisfying the fast-growing PPE mask demand from all parts of the UK economy. The investment is aimed specifically at providing the company’s Medex MediMask brand to: UK employers in retail, transport, manufacturing, education and the diverse hospitality sector, aiding them all as they deliver safer environments for employees, customers, visitors and passengers,…

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Online Fashion Retailer Missguided Turns To Inpost Parcel Lockers

Online Fashion Retailer Missguided Turns To Inpost Parcel Lockers

InPost UK, has today announced a deal to provide its 24/7 self-serve parcel locker service to leading online fashion retailer Missguided. As online shopping continues to gather pace, Missguided was keen to offer buyers a convenient contact-free delivery and returns option. The lockers are outdoors, available 24/7 enabling Missguided’s customers to collect or drop returns when they feel safe, and the InPost Lockers are self-serve so there is no interaction with another person. Parcels are…

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ArrowXL Expands In London And The South East

ArrowXL Expands In London And The South East

ArrowXL, the leading 2-person delivery company, is increasing its warehousing and delivery capacity in London and the South East and moving into a brand-new Hub facility in Enfield. It follows an strong increase in volume nationwide as people continue to turn to online shopping as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Situated in the Enfield Distribution Park, the newly built 84,000 sq ft facility has access to 6.47 million people within 1 hours’ drive and…

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Hermes Creates 10.5k New Jobs Across The UK And Announces £100million Investment

Hermes Creates 10.5k New Jobs Across The UK And Announces £100million Investment

Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery company is looking for over 10.5K ‘parcel people’ to join its business as it invests £100 million to expand its capacity to meet the huge demand created by people shopping at home during lockdown and the continuing growth in the sector.  The company is looking for around 1500 full-time staff, including some roles at its head office in Yorkshire, and throughout its UK network for drivers, warehouse operatives, managers…

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Pitney Bowes Launches Next-Generation Sending Technologies in 100th Year

Pitney Bowes Launches Next-Generation Sending Technologies in 100th Year

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing and financial services, today announced that its flagship SendPro®+ and SendPro® C next-generation sending technologies are available to businesses in the UK, for the first time. SendPro+, the award-winning all-in-one shipping and mailing solution, makes it easy for businesses to choose the best value sending optionfor each letter or parcel with Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide….

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Masking the problems of retail – soaring online mask sales highlight their lack of availability in stores

Masking the problems of retail – soaring online mask sales highlight their lack of availability in stores

The home delivery specialist ParcelHero welcomes the introduction of mandatory face masks for shoppers but warns the rocketing number of mask deliveries emphasises a lack of availability in the High Street. The mandatory use of face masks in all shops in England from 24 July has been welcomed by the home delivery expert ParcelHero, which says it will help restore consumer confidence and High Street sales. However, the e-commerce delivery specialist says the distribution and…

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Counties no longer count: it’s time to stop including counties in addresses

Counties no longer count: it’s time to stop including counties in addresses

Counties have not been needed in addresses since 1996 and, according to ParcelHero, they simply increase confusion  Have you recently sent a letter or parcel to Bath or Peterborough or Birmingham? Did you know which county to use in the address or did you need to look it up? The parcel price comparison site ParcelHero says we are all wasting time identifying postal counties, as they haven’t been required since 1996 when they were replaced…

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Hermes Launches Myplaces

Hermes Launches Myplaces

Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery company, has introduced ‘MyPlaces’ in a move designed to further support its commitment to ‘contactless delivery’ during the pandemic and help provide an accurate first-time delivery option for when people are not in. MyPlaces enables customers to choose a preferred safe place at their home address and upload a photo of it to assist the delivery. The information on MyPlaces can be amended at any time and notes added…

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Social Distancing Sensors for the Factory Floor

Social Distancing Sensors for the Factory Floor

ProGlove, the leader in ergonomic wearables for industry, is responding to customers’ needs in manufacturing, distribution and logistics for a smart solution to help workers maintain proper social distance. Leveraging its MARK family of wearable barcode scanners and ProGlove Connect app for Android, ProGlove announces today a product upgrade that activates proximity sensing for frontline workers. With production lines resuming operations, safety and efficiency are top of mind.  “Our key customers are sharing with us…

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