FedEx to Deliver UEFA EURO 2020 Tournament as Official Logistics Partner        

FedEx to Deliver UEFA EURO 2020 Tournament as Official Logistics Partner        

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announces a new four-year UEFA sponsorship that covers more than 400 competitive national team football matches played across 55 European countries in eight tournaments.  In extending its relationship with UEFA, FedEx Express will also be the Official Logistics Partner of UEFA EURO 2020. As the sponsor of the UEFA Europa League already, this new UEFA National Team Football…

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Hermes Staff Given Charity Choice as Parcel Firm Donates £31k

Hermes Staff Given Charity Choice as Parcel Firm Donates £31k

Colleagues from Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, have been given the opportunity to provide vital support to charities close to their hearts, as part of a wider CSR programme. The company has sent donations totalling more than £31,000 to a number of national and local charities chosen by employees. As part of its mission to be a responsible business, Hermes wanted to make a continued positive impact by engaging with the communities its teams work…

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AET Transport Sales Manager Lifts National Palletways Award

AET Transport Sales Manager Lifts National Palletways Award

Jason Chandler, sales manager at AET Transport, a leading transport and logistics provider in Andover, has been recognised with a coveted national award from Palletways UK in recognition of his sales achievements over the past 12 months. AET Transport is a member of Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network. Jason received the New Sales Person of the Year 2019 award in recognition of his achievements for the network. The award was…

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Amazon and Alibaba Creating Biggest Revolution In Shipping For 60 Years

Amazon and Alibaba Creating Biggest Revolution In Shipping For 60 Years

Global e-commerce is leading the biggest shake up in international shipping since containerization, ParcelHero’s David Jinks will tell a major world maritime conference in London. Shipping lines will be forced to either integrate with Amazon and Alibaba or be submerged by the digital revolution. ‘A change in global supply chains even greater than the introduction of containers in the 1950s is underway, and shipping lines that don’t adapt to the new e-commerce revolution will go…

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Direct Mail, Direct Email Or Both?

Direct Mail, Direct Email Or Both?

In a digital age where electronic channels have revolutionised the way in which we stay connected it is no surprise that marketers are heavily debating whether to favour direct email over direct mail. Although statistics in favour of or against both channels is easy to find, a balanced and objective view is harder to come by. Go Inspire Insight has therefore drawn data from a large-scale randomised control trial (RCT) to help assess the statistics…

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What’s the Secrets of Getting Your Goods to Overseas Customers

What’s the Secrets of Getting Your Goods to Overseas Customers

SME retailers and manufacturers can find out everything they need to know about shipping products to new markets by joining the Department for International Trade (DIT) #Exporting is GREAT free webinar. It’s being staged in partnership with the online parcel broker ParcelHero, experts in international deliveries. UK start-ups and SMEs, whether they are retailers or manufacturers, can be understandably reluctant to look beyond the UK market. The Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) #Exporting is…

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Deck The Halls…With Deliveries!

Deck The Halls…With Deliveries!

Transport networks can be fraught at the best of time but with Christmas fast approaching, ensuring that supplies, deliveries and other commitments are fulfilled will become an essential survival tactic for businesses up and down the country over the Christmas period. Whether businesses are in the retail sector at the front line or delivering wholesale goods and services to those servicing customers, ensuring that ‘business as usual’ doesn’t suffer at a time when there is…

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Empowering your drivers to manage themselves

Empowering your drivers to manage themselves

Delivery businesses have traditionally used vehicle tracking systems to manage their fleet from the office, gaining visibility and control over assets that are on the road and out of sight. With the widespread adoption of smartphones, there is now an opportunity to use advances in mobile technology to better engage with and empower drivers as part of a wider telematics solution. Steve Thomas, Managing Director of Ctrack, discusses how fleet operations can take advantage of…

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Winter Drivers Be Prepared

Winter Drivers Be Prepared

The past week has seen the UK hit with freezing conditions and with black ice and more snow forecast, it’s more important than ever to prepare your car for whatever the weather might throw at it. Winter is the toughest time for your car, but with a little preparation you can be sure that you and your family are as safe as possible on the roads. Check your coolant/anti-freeze levels.  You can do this yourself…

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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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