Multiple strikes across “Summer of Discontent” will create severe delivery delays, warns ParcelHero


Strikes at Amazon and the Port of Felixstowe and postal service disruption will have a significant impact on deliveries, retailers and manufacturer this summer, disrupting GBP1bn of trade and increasing consumer costs, home delivery specialist ParcelHero warned this week.

ParcelHero's head of consumer research, David Jinks, is advising the use of courier delivery networks to help consumers and retailers avoid traditional parcel networks and logistics operation in the face of industrial actions at ports, postal networks and e-commerce giants this summer. [...]

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