Yodel has unveiled plans to open 13 additional sites in the run-up to Christmas as part of its winter delivery plans. A spokesman for the carrier was unable to disclose the locations of the planned seven satellite sites, five standalone service centres and returns centre in the Midlands, but said they will “all be opened in strategic locations”. In order to cope with the expected influx of parcels, both the new sites and its existing locations will introduce daytime sorting, […]
Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday.
City Link’s profit and volumes suffered as it fell victim to lower than expected demand during the Olympic Games. The parcel firm posted a turnover of £76.2m for the three months ending 30 September, a 2.4% increase on the same period in 2011. It is the first time City Link has reported year-on-year growth in the last five years, Managing Director Dave Smith said. It made an adjusted operating loss of £5.5m in the third quarter, a 19.1% rise on […]