DPDGroup is to roll out its Precise service, which allows customers to pick an hour-long delivery slot, to more customers later this year. Launched last year with client Asos, the service is currently only used by seven of the parcel carrier’s “major” clients. Speaking at The Delivery Conference in London today (31 January) chief executive Dwain McDonald told delegates: “It’s a nationwide service empowering around seven of our major clients, and we’re going to have a bigger roll out during Q2 […]
With annual volume growing at 15% to 18% in recent years, overnight parcels specialist APC Overnight has outgrown its national hub in Essington, West Midlands. The company is in the process of relocating to a purpose-built 120,000sq ft centre at Kingswood Lakeside just off the M6 Toll road, but due to the wet summer and longer-than-expected ground works the new hub will not be operational before spring next year. But recently appointed APC chief executive Syed Ziaullah is relaxed about […]
The European Commission has launched what it terms an “in-depth” investigation into the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered.