4 out of 5 Shoppers Satisfied With Their Parcel Delivery Service

4 out of 5 Shoppers Satisfied With Their Parcel Delivery Service

  More than four out of five consumers in the UK and Germany are satisfied with the level of service they receive from companies delivering their online purchases, according to the latest annual International Shopping Survey commissioned by Hermes. The Hermes survey – which was compiled using responses from more than 2,000 consumers in the UK and 1,000 in Germany – found that 24% of UK shoppers were “very satisfied” and 59% “quite satisfied” with…

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iForce Wins New Manufacturing Logistics Contract with Mayborn Group

iForce Wins New Manufacturing Logistics Contract with Mayborn Group

iForce, the fulfilment, reverse logistics and software technology specialist, has secured a long-term contract with Mayborn Group to supply fulfilment and logistics  services from its site at Corby in Northamptonshire. The agreement sees the No. 1 brand of infant and toddler feeding products in Great Britain relocate its UK & EMEA serviced logistics operation away from its headquarters in Northumberland to better serve its strategy for future growth in Europe and worldwide. Mayborn Group, 2015 winner of Corporate…

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Mobile Spending Will Equate To Over £53bn A Year By 2024

Mobile Spending Will Equate To Over £53bn A Year By 2024

Barclays has predicted that almost half of all retail sales will be conducted on mobile by 2024. Consumer shopping via mobile devices is predicted to be worth over £53 billion by the year 2024 – up from the £9.7 billion spent today, according to new research by Barclays. Confidence in the UK economy has grown dramatically, which is evident in the research, as it revealed that in 2014 the value of overall retail sales reached…

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eBay Said Postage Costs, Delivery Issues Hampering SME Growth

eBay Said Postage Costs, Delivery Issues Hampering SME Growth

E-commerce giant eBay has said small online businesses in the UK believe postage costs and delivery issues will be the major limiting factor to their growth this year. The firm has commissioned a YouGov poll that showed nearly one in three small online businesses (31%) believe postage costs and delivery issues will limit their growth in the coming year. The company said 74% said the cost of overseas shipping would be an obstacle in their…

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Amazon Delivery Drones Given Green Light

Amazon Delivery Drones Given Green Light

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Amazon the green light to go ahead with testing delivery drones outside. Amazon previously criticized the FAA for being too slow with regulations and started to approach countries oversees which agreed. The FAA has said that the ‘Prime Air’ delivery drones must be operated no more than 400 feet above the ground and should travel no faster than 100 miles per hour. The air delivery service is…

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UK Shoppers Expect 3 Hour Delivery Window For Online Orders

UK Shoppers Expect 3 Hour Delivery Window For Online Orders

UK consumers are shopping online more than ever, and as a result have higher expectations of retailers when it comes to being offered more convenient delivery options. According to recent research undertaken by Ipsos Research, customers expect a delivery window of at least three hours when it comes to online purchases. Nearly all of the 800 respondents who took part in the survey (99 per cent) expected their order to be delivered within one week…

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