UK Mail saw its highest ever daily volumes across its parcels and mail divisions in March, the firm reported in its pre-close trading update today (9 April), but would not reveal the actual numbers. Group reported turnover for the year ended 31 March was up 11% on 2011/12’s figures. Performance in March was particularly strong, boosting Q4 turnover by 6% compared to the same period in the previous year. UK Mail’s parcels division saw quarterly volumes increase by 20% on […]
City Link is to offer a two-hour window for B2C deliveries in a bid to increase its first time delivery rate and boost service levels.
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has described its financial performance in the year to 31 December 2012 as “satisfactory” – despite raising its profit before tax by 34% over the previous year.
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]