Publicans can now stock up using a new B2B ecommerce platform that has given pub operator Punch Taverns a single view of the customer across its sales channels.
Hungryhouse has teamed up with third-party Quiqup, to offer extra capacity to its takeaway customers.
Whether it’s likely to be built or not, an analyst from CB Insights uncovered an Amazon patent application from 2014 for a floating warehouse to hover thousands of feet above its customers.
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos announced the UK’s first drone delivery in a tweet.
Luxury fashion retailer Matches Fashion has introduced a 90-minute delivery service across London.
Ocado, the online food retailer, has announced its plan to develop a 4G-based wireless protocol used to control the robots powering its new warehouses.
DPD has launched a new app, Your DPD, that enables customers to set their own personal delivery preferences in a move that it says gives shoppers “complete control” over their parcel delivery.
Amazon has revealed a new hybrid delivery drone that can travel up to 15 miles at high speed.
Online parcel volume growth was up 15.5 per cent in October – the highest rate recorded for the month of October since the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index launched in 2011.
Singapore Post (SingPost) reported a 38.5 per cent jump in profit for its second quarter, boosted by one-off gains, acquisitions and growth of its ecommerce services business.
Black Friday 2014 seems to have forever changed the dynamic of the Christmas shopping period – 2014 was the first time that Boxing Day wasn’t the biggest shopping day of the year, with £810 million spent in November.
IMRG has published its latest review into logistics industry readiness for the Christmas 2015 peak period – with a specific focus on Black Friday, the new ‘peak of peaks’.