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The True Cost of Waiting in for Christmas Gifts & Parcels will Cost the British Economy £868 Million This Christmas

Posted on 13/12/2013 by Marketing

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Waiting in for online shopping to be delivered will cost the British Economy £868 Million this Christmas. Research by CollectPlus reveals the true cost of waiting in for Christmas gifts and other parcels throughout the year – Waiting around: The average Briton will spend 142 minutes waiting for gifts to be delivered this Christmas – and almost 32 hours over the course of the whole year – Time off work: 41% of people have taken time off work to wait in for a delivery in the past – Waiting in for deliveries is a turn off: More than one in four read more…

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Collectplus CEO meets the Princess Royal

Posted on 06/11/2013 by Marketing

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Collectplus CEO Neil Ashworth talks with the Princess Royal at last weeks Transaid 15th Anniversary Reception at Buckingham Palace.   Also in the photo is Steve Agg (CEO of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport). Comic Relief announced a £1 million grant to transport industry charity Transaid, at the organisation’s 15th anniversary celebration at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. The five-year grant, which will be used to set up Transaid’s Emergency Transport Scheme in Adamawa State in Nigeria, was welcomed by charity patron The Princess Royal who also paid tribute to the transport and logistics read more…

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Wiggle Offers Click & Collect Delivery Service with CollectPlus

Posted on 07/05/2013 by Marketing

Wiggle has partnered with CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, to offer its customers the ‘Click&Collect’ delivery option. The popular pure play sports retailer has used the CollectPlus returns service since 2011 and its customers can take advantage of having their cycling, running or swimming accessory purchases from Wiggle delivered to their local CollectPlus store the next day. With over 5,000 convenience stores and petrol stations in the CollectPlus network, most of which are open early until late, seven days a week, the Click&Collect service makes it easy and convenient for customers to pick up their read more…

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COLLECTPLUS REACHES 5,000TH STORE LANDMARK

Posted on 07/11/2012 by Marketing

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CollectPlus today announce the 5000th store in our network. This rapid growth means that 87% of the UK’s population are now within a mile of a store in urban areas, and 88% are within five miles in rural areas. CollectPlus uses PayPoint technology to power its parcel service, meaning that we have much more room for network expansion as PayPoint works with over 24,000 convenience retailers in the UK. We are now processing parcels at a run rate of 7 million a year, the addition of the 5,000th store marks a rapid rate of expansion from just a handful of read more…

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