After four years at our Butzbach site, it’s time to say goodbye.
PARCEL.ONE has grown along with online retail and we are proud of this development. To better respond to what is happening in eCommerce, we are expanding from 1800 sqm to over 12,000 sqm in the new logistics centre.
Free returns and generous return timelines are the order of the day in online retail. These are crucial elements of the business model.
The immense competitive pressure among online retailers is making it necessary. However, the negative economic and above all the ecological consequences are significant.
And the clock is ticking. So, what should (online) retailers look out for in terms of sustainability and social responsibility in the future?
Parcels to Great Britain: DPD, GLS and Hermes stop shipping due to Brexit.
Here is an overview from Paketda! on the current situation.
Due to the EU-wide pandemic measures and Brexit, the movement of goods between the United Kingdom (UK), Ireland and the EU is currently severely disrupted. This affects cross-border parcel flows for all logistics providers, be it letter, parcel or pallet.
Therefore, we cannot accept parcels to UK and Ireland until further notice.
Parcel shipments that have already been handed over to us and have not yet arrived in the receiving country will be returned by us in the coming days.
We ask for your understanding that we have to take this measure due to the circumstances beyond our control.
We will keep you informed about further developments as soon as possible.
2020 will be a year that many remember well. When do you ever get the chance to explain to your children or grandchildren: “Back then it was quite normal to go shopping with a mask on.” Or that the postman only delivered packages contactlessly.
+++ IMPORTANT NOTE from DHL +++
Due to the high parcel volume resulting from the Corona situation, the delivery of your shipments may be delayed by several days. We therefore would like to contact you today with the request to place your:
– inquiries about shipment status and transit times
at the earliest 5 days after the last scan (of the shipment in question)
– investigation orders into the whereabouts of a consignment within Germany and within the European Union at the earliest 10 days after the last scan (of the shipment in question)
– investigation orders into the whereabouts of a consignment outside the European Union no earlier than 19 days after the last scan (of the shipment in question)
Our experience shows that most consignments are delivered within the above mentioned periods
before we are able to respond to any investigation order.
If we are unable to process transit time complaints or shipment status inquiries within the usual time frame, we will still try to provide you with feedback on your request as soon as possible.
Further countries can be served with parcels again:
Sep 03, 2020: Peru, Paraguay
Aug 26, 2020: Costa Rica, Colombia, Morocco, Panama
Aug 21, 2020: Azerbaijan
Aug 12, 2020: El Salvador, Guatemala, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Aug 7, 2020: Burkina Faso, Malawi
July 28, 2020: Philippines, Peru, Mauritania, Korea (Republic of Korea & South Korea)
July 15, 2020: St. Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha, Niger, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Paraguay
July 2, 2020: Algeria, Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Iraq, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Nigeria, Maldives, Morocco, Moldova, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, South Africa.
Dear customers, partners and friends,
the situation in dealing with COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) is highly dynamic and the situation can change permanently.
This leads to uncertainties and questions on many sides, which is why we would like to inform you about our measures at this point.
The same applies to the health of our employees, but also to the jobs of each of our employees.
We are monitoring the situation closely and taking action based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities, and are reacting accordingly – sometimes proactively, in some cases gently and in others radically.
We are constantly adapting our work processes internally and monitor the hygiene measures very strictly. In addition, we work in shifts with several teams that no longer meet in our HUB. This way we can continue to ensure occupational safety.
Furthermore, our entire Sales Team, Customer Service, Accounting and all office staff (25 employees) are now working from their home offices. Only the Operations Manager and the assistant are holding the position in the office on site.
We have extended our working hours to one more working day and are now working 6 days a week to keep your shipments on time.
Source: Der Spiegel
Even though many countries have closed their borders and imposed restrictions on public life, the movement of goods is not yet affected.
In the corona crisis we are all confronted with challenges – a difficult situation that will continue for some time to come. We will continue to keep you informed – here on our site and on all our channels in the social media.
Take care of yourself and stay healthy!
Your Team – PARCEL.ONE
As soon as the year has begun, PARCEL.ONE is already starting a exhibition marathon through Germany’s largest cities. Our team travels across the country by plane, train and car to be present at the most important eCommerce, online trade and eLogistics exhibitions.