Gnewt Cargo, the zero-emission final-mile delivery firm, has ordered an additional three Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL vans to work across central London on its TNT Express contract. The business ordered its first Vito E-CELL three months ago and has been impressed with the vehicle’s load volume and payload potential compared with other electric vans on its fleet, as well as positive feedback from drivers. Sam Clarke, Gnewt’s co-founder, said: “The Mercedes-Benz is a genuinely practical proposition with a very respectable range, […]
TNT Express chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard has resigned, ahead of the parcel company’s acquisition by UPS. Chief financial officer (CFO) Bernard Bot will take over her position as interim CEO at the end of September, when Lombard leaves the company to pursue another career. “It is regrettable that Marie-Christine has decided to leave TNT Express now. We thank Marie-Christine for her contributions and wish her well for the future,” said Antony Burgmans, chairman of the supervisory board at TNT Express. […]
TNT Express is to spend €185m (£145m) improving its European road network during the next four years as part of its strategy to move more by road.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]