Amazon’s $800 million investment in free next-day deliveries may be making headlines, but the home delivery expert ParelHero says same-day 24/7 deliveries are the future of e-commerce. ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research, David Jinks MILT, says: ‘Next day deliveries are really yesterday’s news. Where the battle for our purses, wallets …Read More »
The innovative online price comparison site ParcelHero has been included in the Financial Times FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies. The online parcel price comparison site ParcelHero has entered the Financial Times’ FT 1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies for the first time, breaking straight into the …Read More »
A new ‘Green’ home delivery tax? How green does the Government think shoppers are, asks e-commerce expert.
As a Government committee recommends imposing a ‘green tax’ on home deliveries to subsidise a business rate cut, a new study from ParcelHero reveals most home deliveries are far more environmentally friendly than traditional shopping. The Government has become dependent on ever-increasing business rates, claims the home delivery expert ParcelHero. …Read More »
‘Amazon and Alibaba are creating the biggest revolution in shipping for 60 years,’ logistics expert tells international conference Global e-commerce is leading the biggest shake up in international shipping since containerization, ParcelHero’s David Jinks will tell a major world maritime conference in London. Shipping lines will be forced to either …Read More »
The historic defeat of the Government’s Brexit bill must not lead to a No Deal Brexit, says the international parcel delivery expert ParcelHero. The online parcel broker is urging politicians of all sides to join the battle against a default No Deal Brexit; which would result in new tariffs and …Read More »
Customer-paid returns up by a quarter on Wing-Back Wednesday – as ParcelHero warns of the perils of buying from non-EU sites
Unhappy shoppers and gift receivers spent 23% more returning unwanted items on Wing-Back Wednesday than in 2018, reveals ParcelHero. It’s warning shoppers to consider the cost of returns from international sellers. Consumers spent 23% more of their own money shipping back unwanted gifts on ‘Wing-Back Wednesday’ (January 2nd – the …Read More »
Are you a Christmas Turkey, Chicken or Partridge? Home delivery expert reveals Christmas Early Birds don’t get all the best worms
How late do you leave Christmas shopping? The home delivery comparison site ParcelHero says shoppers take after one of three favourite festive fowls when it comes to Christmas deadlines; and reveals all the major store’s final online order dates. How late dare shoppers leave last-minute online Christmas ordering? The delivery …Read More »
Pro-Remain European shipping specialist ParcelHero says Brexit White Paper ‘Surprisingly Good News for British Exporters’
The strongly pro-Remain export parcels company ParcelHero say today’s Brexit Government White Paper has much to recommend it for UK exporters and importers to the EU – though it could endanger many e-commerce service businesses. The news that the Government’s new Brexit White Paper explicitly supports a common rule book …Read More »
Football fans face hidden costs and red tape shipping their flags and merchandise to the World Cup, warns international delivery expert ParcelHero. Football fans shipping ahead items such as sports kits and club flags will need to take care to avoid being caught offside by Russian regulations. There are hidden …Read More »
Goodbye BHS… again! BHS.com’s fate shows department stores need High Street shops and websites to survive.
The online delivery expert ParcelHero says the scrapping of the resurrected BHS website shows UK department stores can only survive with a multichannel sales approach. BHS, formerly the much-loved British Home Stores, collapsed in 2016 in a wave of recriminations around pension problems and lack of investment. Just months afterwards …Read More »