TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation. The parcel carrier is currently running the trailers between its Kingsbury hub in Warwickshire and its Llantrisant depot in south Wales. It has been trialling the trailers since September 2012 and hopes to introduce more onto, with double deck longer semi-trailers a possibility. Since introducing the trailers it has seen a 15% reduction in carbon emissions against standard […]
Pets a Home has taken delivery of 11 Cartwright step-frame double deck trailers.
Royal Mail has admitted that the threat of industrial action and the introduction of size-based parcel pricing led to volumes being flat in the first nine months of the current financial year.
UPS says it is still in talks to buy rival TNT Express, despite its initial bid on 17 February being rejected by the Dutch parcels giant. “UPS remains in constructive discussions with TNT Express NV regarding a potential transaction to acquire the entire issued share capital of TNT Express,” a statement from the US parcel giant says. A bid of €9 per share was offered by UPS last month, worth €4.9bn, but this was rejected by TNT just five days […]