TITLE

New Health & Safety statistics show fatalities up, but reported non-fatal injuries down

PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Management Services;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the Collectpoint system which aims to provide a solution to the problem of goods arriving when there is nobody to receive them. The majority of dot.com retailers have accepted that nine-to-five deliveries do not necessarily suit their customers, but until now there has been no convenient and failsafe alternative. However, from July 1, 2000, instead of being delivered to a home address, the goods ordered through Internet shopping can de dispatched to local nominated Collectpoint where they will be held in safe and secure storage for up to two weeks until picked up by the purchaser. The Collectpoint plc is planning a television and Internet-based advertising campaign for its system.
ACCESSION #
12145553

 

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