TNT Express has extended its delivery before noon service to more locations across Europe, including the UK. Its ‘12:00 Express’ and ’12:00 Economy Express’ services, which provide guaranteed delivery before noon on the next or earliest possible working day, has been extended to 26 countries in Europe in just three months. TNT unveiled its profit improvement plan earlier this year, which will see it drive higher margin business by targeting SMEs, larger and heavier parcels, palletised freight and increasing prices. […]
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]
TNT Post has rebranded itself as Whistl.
UPS has pulled out of its €5.16bn offer for TNT Express – in a deal that would have created a business with a combined annual turnover of £1.3bn in the UK – blaming European Commission (EC) concerns with the acquisition. The proposed merger is expected to be prohibited by the EC, the parcel giants warned in joint statements this morning (14 January). TNT said UPS sees “no realistic prospect” that it will receive EC clearance and will formally terminate the […]