Whistl has added more than 100 new vans to its fleet in a deal worth £3m. The former TNT Post has bought 104 Mercedes-Benz vans, choosing the manufacturer’s Sprinter and Vito models. The company said it hopes the vehicles will reduce its fleet running costs by 25%. The new vans are all to be fitted with Isotrak telematics, which Whistl currently uses across its HGV fleet. Whistl has already started rolling out the new vehicles, which is scheduled for completion […]
The cost of rolling-out and running Whistl’s end-to-end final mile delivery service had exceeded £10m by the end of 2014, newly published accounts reveal.
The European Commission (EC) said the aborted UPS and TNT merger would have increased prices and would not have been challenged enough by other carriers. The regulator officially blocked the merger from taking place on 30 January, claiming it would have restricted competition for express delivery between European countries in 15 nations. It also said that the acquisition would have reduced the number of “significant players” to two in some countries, which it claimed would have “likely harmed customers by […]
TNT is still working to recover normal operations more than a week after its IT systems were hit by a wide-scale cyber attack.