Parcel carriers FedEx, Royal Mail and DHL have been named among the top 20 Business Superbrands in the annual Superbrands list. FedEx was ranked number 15 on the 2013 list, and also topped the courier, delivery and postal services category. Royal Mail and DHL came 17th and 20th out of the 1,100 brands shortlisted. Eddie Stobart was also named a Business Superbrand in the supply chain, distribution and freight services category. Brands are judged on quality, reliability and distinction by […]
Eddie Stobart could be a private company again as soon as April, according to a circular sent to shareholders of its parent group.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has scheduled talks with Royal Mail every day this week to try to reach an agreement ahead of planned strike action next week (4 November).