parcels

Evri launches £60m sortation hub to drive further growth

 
Parcel delivery firm Evri is to open a £60m parcel sortation hub in Barnsley next Tuesday (20 September). Named Colossus, the 341,000 sq ft facility is said to be the biggest of its kind in Europe and will sort 1.1 million parcels a day for onwa…

Parcelhub commits £450,000 to electric vans and infrastructure

 
Whistl subsidiary Parcelhub is investing £450,000 in the rollout of a fleet of electric vehicles within its regional depot network. The company said “several” Maxus eDeliver 9 vans are already operating from its Nottingham and Dinnington sites w…

Soaring inflation, cost of living crisis and falling demand for Covid-19 test kits sees Royal Mail lose “£1m a day”

 
High inflation, the cost of living crisis and a fall in demand for Covid-19 test kits have seen Royal Mail’s total parcel volumes plummet, with the company currently losing £1m a day, according to Keith Williams, chair of Royal Mail. In its late…