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IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index - February 2017

Reporting January 2017 Performance

Business as usual - or is it?

  • The start of 2017 arrived much as 2016 ended with about 11% year-on-year parcel volume growth which is usefully our forecast for the full year.
  • Next Day / Specified Day delivery services represent almost half of the UK delivered volume, a significant increase on the same time even a year ago.
  • Cross-border volumes are also bucking the trend with a sharp rise in January, building on an already strong peak.
  • Average parcel order values are up 20% jump on December