Irish parcel carrier Nightline has said it expects to move 50% more parcels this Christmas than last year, despite a slow start to the season. The company expects to process 1.3m parcels in the two weeks leading up to Christmas, and CEO John Tuohy has warned that parcel carriers may see their busiest period much later than in previous years. A spokesman said Nightline delivered just over 1m parcels between the end of November and Christmas in 2012. “We believe […]
Parcel carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a deal with high street retailer New Look to manage delivery of its ‘click and collect’ orders.
The European Commission’s decision to prevent UPS from acquiring TNT Express “risks reducing competition, not increasing it”, an analyst at Transport Intelligence said. UPS has now pulled out of its multi-billion Euro plans to take over TNT Express, which the logistics analyst believes highlights the scale of the challenges the US parcel carrier faced in regard to meeting the regulatory requirements. Transport Intelligence head of consultancy Joel Ray said: “Their decision making process looks flawed, caused by a fundamental lack of […]
Hope Construction Materials has rebranded six of its cement tankers to mark the advent period.