Yodel has launched its first collection and delivery service aimed at small businesses and consumers to meet demand. The service, called YodelDirect, will offer SMEs and consumers the opportunity to arrange for a courier to pick up their parcel from their home or office for delivery across the UK. Previously collection and delivery was only offered to businesses that were able to supply a minimum annual volume. Executive chairman Dick Stead said: “The launch of YodelDirect opens up a whole […]
TNT Express saw a 13% drop in EMEA operating profit in the third quarter, despite a 3,2% turnover rise, due to “challenging trading conditions in Europe”. The parcel firm, which last week received a statement of objections from the European Commission ahead of its acquisition by UPS, did not perform as well in its EMEA operations as it had during the same period in 2011, its Q3 trading results revealed. Reported operating profit margins fell from 6.4% in Q3 2011 […]
Two-man delivery outfit Arrow XL has launched a new premium service for customers.