The Hermes Guaranteed Christmas Delivery

The Hermes Guaranteed Christmas Delivery

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, will provide retailers and their customers with added peace of mind in the lead-up to Christmas by once again offering a unique money back delivery guarantee. For a fifth consecutive year, The Hermes Guaranteed Christmas Delivery Promise will help retailers to avoid disappointing online shoppers by assuring that all purchases will be delivered before Christmas Day. The initiative applies to each individual parcel entering the Hermes network, with a UK…

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Royal Mail strike could ‘cancel Christmas’ warns ParcelHero

Royal Mail strike could ‘cancel Christmas’ warns ParcelHero

Royal Mail’s workers have voted to take strike action over a change to their pensions. With Christmas fast approaching many people who only mail parcels at Christmas could have their parcels delayed by the strike. ParcelHero says its vital people are made aware of courier alternatives; but warns concerted strike action will lead to delays and cancellations across the delivery network. As the Communication Workers Union (CWU) Royal Mail workers voted by 89.1% to take strike…

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Uber’s Licence Has Been Revoked In London

Uber’s Licence Has Been Revoked In London

Uber’s operating licence in the capital has been revoked, Transport for London (TfL) has announced. It comes after months of debate over passenger safety and vetting of drivers. Withdrawing the licence, TfL described Uber as not being “fit and proper” to offer its services to Londoners. Mayor Sadiq Khan said the decision had been made to protect customer safety, adding that all companies must “play by the rules”. The firm criticised the move, saying that…

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TNT Express Cyber-Attack Significantly Dented Fedex Results

TNT Express Cyber-Attack Significantly Dented Fedex Results

The cyber-attack on TNT Express earlier this year has slashed new owner FedEx’s profits by $300 million. But TNT is now back on track, says expert parcel broker Fastlane International. The full impact of the NotPetya cyber-attack on the international delivery company TNT Express earlier this year has hit home, with the announcement that net income is down 16% at TNT’s new owners FedEx: from $715 million a year ago to $596 million, for its…

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New Deal Puts Pass My Parcel On Track For Further Growth

New Deal Puts Pass My Parcel On Track For Further Growth

Rapidly-growing parcel delivery and collection company, Pass My Parcel has secured an exclusive deal with an emerging online fashion retailer. ALL GOOD THINGS, a trend-led womenswear brand that launches in October, enlisted the parcel specialist to deliver click-and-collect and label-less return services to its customers via a network of more than 3,500 newsagents and convenience stores. Pass My Parcel, which is owned by news and magazine wholesalers Smiths News, now works with 17 retailers, including…

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Calls for ‘dangerous cycling’ laws as man is sentenced to 18 months

Calls for ‘dangerous cycling’ laws as man is sentenced to 18 months

A cyclist has been found guilty of bodily harm by ‘wanton and furious driving’ and sentenced to 18 months in a young offender’s institution after knocking over and killing a 44-year old woman in East London. Charlie Alliston, then 18, was riding a so-called ‘fixie’ or ‘fixed-wheel’ bike, a type of track bicycle with no front brake. Fixie bikes are illegal for use on UK public roads. He was cleared of manslaughter, but found guilty…

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Parcelly and Eurosender launch international shipping solution

Parcelly and Eurosender launch international shipping solution

Parcelly announces a new partnership with Eurosender, the price comparison website for parcel shipping across Europe. The collaboration will roll out in 2 stages, with phase 1 utilising Parcelly locations as drop off points for items to be sent internationally, and phase 2 offering shipping rates within the Parcelly app and enabling parcel pick-ups via their nationwide network of more than 1,500 Parcelly locations. Phase 1 was launched on September 12th in London. For Eurosender…

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ArrowXL Opens Droitwich Spa Warehouse Ahead Of Worcester Rebuild

ArrowXL Opens Droitwich Spa Warehouse Ahead Of Worcester Rebuild

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has strengthened its presence in the West Midlands by signing a two-year lease on a warehouse and distribution centre in Droitwich Spa. The move comes as the delivery firm announces plans to rebuild its facility in Worcester, which was destroyed by a fire in April. The company will operate out of the 160,000-square-foot Droitwich Spa facility from early next month, with an experienced project team currently preparing the…

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Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin® introduces the next generation of navigation for truck drivers

Garmin International, today introduced the dēzl™ 580 LMT-D, a new truck navigator that offers easy break planning, built-in Wi-Fi for seamless updates, free lifetime Digital Traffic6, and a full suite of smart2 solutions to assist truckers on every route. The rugged dēzl 580 LMT-D features an easy-to-read 5.0-inch display, customizable truck routing3 for the size, weight and load of a truck, plus all the truck-specific navigation features found throughout the Garmin dēzl product line –…

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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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