Palletways and TNT Express have won two separate European distribution contracts with Yankee Candle. Palletways will transport products for Yankee Candle for three years, making deliveries to 13 countries through its European network of over 300 members and 12 hubs. Commenting on awarding the contract to Palletways, Yankee Candle operations manager Bruce Mitchell said: “We are excited by the potential that our partnership with Palletways offers to us and our customers. As our business expands across Europe, we require a […]
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has pipped its rivals to a three-year storage and distribution contract with pesticides firm Makhteshim-Agan (MAUK).
Regulatory approval for the multi-billion euro UPS and TNT Express merger is dependent on whether the new company would be challenged enough by its competitors, the European Commission has said. If the deal is approved, the number of major parcel delivery companies in Europe will be reduced from four to three, which the regulator is concerned will reduce the amount of competitive service customers will have access to. Joaquín Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, responsible for competition policy, […]
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]