Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June. Ward joins the company from the role of chief operating officer (business transformation) at B&Q, where he was responsible for operations across the retailer’s supply chain, logistics, IT and property sectors. The group’s chief executive Lloyd Dunn will step down on on 1 September, but will remain at the company as chairman until 31 December supporting Ward and the management team of the enlarged group. The changes come […]
Connect Group has continued to enjoy growth in the first half of its trading year driven by its acquisition of Tuffnells Parcel Express in 2014.
Tuffnells Parcels Express has been acquired by newspaper and magazine distributor Connect Group for £113.4m.
Menzies Distribution is looking increasingly towards the parcels market as it looks to diversify the business to offset falling revenues from its core newspaper distribution business.