DPD has denied that it is currently considering opening a fifth hub in 2018-20. The parcel carrier, which recently received planning permission to develop its 330,000 ft² East Midlands hub in Hinckley, Leicestershire, said it has not yet set out plans for expansion beyond the investments planned over the next two to three years. A spokesman for the carrier said: “There are no firm plans beyond that at this stage but clearly if we continue to grow at our current […]
Netherlands-based post and parcel firm PostNL – parent company to TNT Post -has sold part of its stake in TNT Express.
Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has called on online retailers to increase the number of delivery options they offer consumers and consider using more third party carriers, as demand from internet shoppers and pressure on carrier capacity continues to grow.
Heathrow-based courier Crossflight has acquired the operations of North London firm DDI Worldwide as part of its expansion strategy. As of today (7 January), Crossflight will run DDI’s express courier, UK overnight and mail services out of its headquarters in Heathrow. Crossflight said the move will be seamless for all of DDI’s customers and the combined company will operate under the Crossflight brand. Crossflight MD Richard Stoughton said: “This important acquisition not only allows us to grow our business further, […]