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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Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes Displays Excellence To Scoop Top Award

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is celebrating after the company secured a national award on Wednesday evening. The Morley-based company fought off tough competition to win in the Operational & Compliance Excellence category at the 2017 Motor Transport Awards, held at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognises a company that manages the balancing act of running a profitable, safe, legal and efficient fleet of vehicles. Hermes’ operational team ensures the business remains proficient, profitable…

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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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MyHermes Supporting Underprivileged South African Children

MyHermes Supporting Underprivileged South African Children

For the fourth year in a row, myHermes is supporting the ‘Help a South African School’ campaign, which aims to improve literacy rates across the country. The consumer delivery specialist will collect boxes of books from more than 100 primary schools nationwide and transport them to a fulfilment house in London for onward distribution to the African nation. Pupils, parents and teachers across the UK are being encouraged to donate unwanted textbooks and reading books…

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ArrowXL’s £1.7 Million Investment In Wigan

ArrowXL’s £1.7 Million Investment In Wigan

ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-man home delivery expert, has completed work on a £1.7m high bay pallet racking system at its warehouse in Wigan. The substantial investment doubles the existing capacity at the delivery hub and allows the firm to further strengthen its service proposition to retailers and manufacturers. The new 15-metre-high racking incorporates 17,000 pallet spaces, increasing the overall storage capacity at the warehouse to 34,000 spaces in total. Construction began last year and…

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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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Coming soon to the UK: Fuel prices to rise at peak times

Coming soon to the UK: Fuel prices to rise at peak times

Recent press reports (including a news item published in The Telegraph) indicate that major supermarkets look set to introduce variable fuel pricing at the pumps in the UK – something that has apparently been commonplace across Europe and the USA for some time. Danish company a2i is reportedly in talks to introduce the software – which allows petrol stations to flex their pricing up to ten times each day – to supermarket forecourts across the…

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Whistl joins Global Parcel Alliance

Whistl joins Global Parcel Alliance

Whistl, the leading delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media and Parcels, has become the only UK member of the Global Parcel Alliance (GPA) which has been launched at a ceremony in China. The GPA, which has been two years in development, is led by Chinese Courier YTO Express and includes 50 courier and parcel members from 25 countries. The aim the Alliance is to provide an international package service network covering…

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