Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a home delivery contract with leisure retailer Skate Hut. The contract will cover economy, premium, international, and parcel shop deliveries by a range of parcel delivery firms, using GFS’s carrier management system. The Halesowen, West Midlands-based company chose GFS as it believes customers have different delivery preferences in different regions. Skate Hut has also introduced GFS-liveried trailers into its fleet, which will be used to take parcels to selected carrier hubs. Skate Hut MD […]
Shown here is one of five new MAN TGS 6x2s that have joined the fleet of 3PL Norbert Dentressangle to service its contract with Forbo Flooring Systems.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]