Friday 21st Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Parcel traffic up 77 pc

Booming online shopping in the run up to Christmas has resulted in up to a 77 per cent increase in daily parcel traffic according to mobile computing firm Skillweb.

Skillweb works with parcel delivery, courier and mail businesses to find that 10th and 11th December were the most active of the year.

Home delivery volumes during the month have been almost 50 per cent higher than average non-peak trading periods.