APC Overnight has appointed board member Karl Brown as CEO, replacing former CEO Syed Ziaullah who steps down for personal reasons. Brown founded Goole, Yorkshire-based APC member Direct Logistics in 1998 and has led the company through the acquisition of two Express Logistics depots in Stockport and Nottingham. He has worked in the logistics industry since leaving school, when he joined the RAF’s transport department. Brown (pictured left) said the business will focus on high service levels and continuing its […]
Halfords has become the latest retailer to sign up to the DPD PickUp scheme.
UK Mail will move into its 45,000 ft² extended Slough depot at the beginning of August, almost doubling the space it has in the area.
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]