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New data from Collect+ shows an 81% jump in UK parcel traffic over Black Friday week (25 November – 04 December) as almost 900,000 additional parcels were processed compared to same period last year.

The data comes from Collect+, the largest carrier agnostic parcel network in the UK of over 10,000 local stores, working with leading brands like Amazon, eBay, Yodel, DPD, DHL, Fedex, and Parcel2Go.

As shoppers rushed to make the most of Black Friday deals, the convenience of Collect+ click-and-collect clearly had mass appeal across the country seeing thousands of extra parcels delivered and returned.

UK Parcel volumes (25 November – 04 December 2022) 






2,009,810 (81% increase)

Nick Williams, head of parcels, Collect+ said: “In the current economic environment, it’s no surprise that people were eager to take advantage of deals and discounts over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The numbers here speak for themselves and I’m always proud when our fantastic retailer partners step up to deal with immense volume increases during busy periods, ensuring that people get their parcels safely and promptly.”