DPDgroup has increased its majority shareholding in e-commerce delivery company WnDirect to 83%, effectively taking full control of the business. The two companies have been working together for a number of years and said the deal would support international expansion of WnDirect. WnDirect’s services are designed for e-retailers sending goods overseas. Founder and owner Stuart Hill, who remains a shareholder in WnDirect, has retained a critical role in the business, although the head of DPD’s global solution team Simon Batt […]
Parcelforce Worldwide has released the details of its contract with Palletways, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk in January.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]
FedEx Express is now offering customers sending parcels to and from the UK access to its Priority Alert service. Priority Alert and Priority Alert Plus were launched in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) yesterday [10 October]. The service identifies time-critical, valuable and temperature-sensitive parcels by the use of bright pink tape to ensure they are delivered quickly. Both priority services allow customers to monitor and track their parcel. “Our customers expect agility, speed and reliability for their global […]