Senditnow relaunches courier service with host of new attributes

Courier service SenditNow has relaunched with a range of additional functionality such as online booking, marketplace integration, worldwide delivery and PayPal payment. The service offers UK delivery for a single flat rate of £11.35, for parcel up to 30kgs, with users able to drop off parcels at over 11,000 Post Office branches or arrange collection. […]


UPS boosts Worldwide Express Freight service with new countries

UPS has expanded its Worldwide Express Freight service with the addition of five countries in Latin America and three in Europe. This latest development will add eight origin and five destination countries including Bulgaria, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Romania and Serbia.  The door-to-door, day-definite service is designed for urgent, time-sensitive and high-value international […]

John Menzies buys AJG Parcels

John Menzies has purchased the largest parcel delivery firm in the Highlands of Scotland. In a £7.5 million deal, the baggage handler and newspaper distributor has acquired AJG Parcels, a company founded in 1992 that handles more than three million parcels a year in the Highlands and Islands.   Edinburgh-based Menzies’ distribution division currently deals […]


DPD teams up with Doddle to enhance Pickup network

DPD-delivered parcels will now be able to be collected from Doddle stores located in railway stations and shopping centres. Under the agreement, the 34 parcel stores will join the soon-to-be launched DPD Pickup collect and return network, which aims to give shoppers an alternative to home delivery. Dwain McDonald, Chief Executive of DPD, says that […]

DHL to invest $108 million in Americas hub to meet e-commerce demands

DHL has announced plans to invest $108 million to expand its Americas hub facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport (CVG) in response to the continued growth in international e-commerce and global trade. The proposed expansion will provide additional gates to accommodate more aircraft, warehouse space and new equipment to provide greater capacity for sorting shipments […]


Asda to open first “intelligent Click and Collect pod” in June

  Asda is set to launch “the UK’s first intelligent Click and Collect pod” at its store in St Helens. The trial site will feature three hatches through which customers can collect their goods, with customers that order online before noon able to collect their delivery by 4pm the same day.   The supermarket retailer […]

Warehouse to offer free returns with new agreement with Doddle

Fashion retailer Warehouse has announced plans to team up with parcel delivery company Doddle to offer free returns to customers, with plans to launch collections later this year. Under the partnership, Warehouse customers will now be able to return online purchases for free via any of Doddle’s stores.   Doddle provides a dedicated and staffed […]


DPD introduces Predict delivery service in Czech Republic

DPD has rolled-out its Predict delivery service in the Czech Republic, offering customers in the country a one-hour time window for their parcel deliveries. The premium Predict service was originally launched in the UK in 2010, which has helped secure more than £178 million of new business according to the parcel carrier.   DPD already […]

Tiong Nam targets e-commerce sector

Tiong Nam Logistics Holdings has announced plans to expand its delivery service for e-commerce businesses. The Malaysia-based logistics company has identified Internet retailing as a growth area moving forward, so will be investing in its infrastructure to meet demand.   In a wide-ranging interview published in Malaysia’s The Star this month, Group Executive Director Victor […]


Parcel shop to parcel shop shipping launched by DPD

DPD Germany has introduced a shipping service that enables parcels to be sent from one parcel shop to another. The company has confirmed that 6,000 DPD ParcelShops have become both dispatch and pickup points, with shipping rates starting from EUR 3.70.    Shipping services, predominantly aimed at individuals and small businesses, will be offered for […]