Boost for delivery firms as online shopping surges

Online sales are booming this Christmas, and the trend is creating new opportunities in logistics and retail

11th December, 2016
Boost for delivery firms as online shopping surges
An Post’s Merrywell parcel depot Pic: Maura Hickey

The coming of Christmas is no longer heralded by the sight of a Christmas tree or lights on the main shopping streets. Christmas begins with the first delivery.

This festive season, we have never shopped more online. Thousands of packages and parcels being sent to offices, homes and delivery points across the country each day.

At the start of the year, a 2016 Euromonitor report found that internet retailing in Ireland accounted for 15 per...

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