UPS Europe president Jim Barber will replace Dan Brutto as UPS International president when he retires at the end of April. Barber has held senior roles in the international management team since 2004, with roles including president of the UK and Ireland district and chief operating officer for UPS Europe. He is currently responsible for operations in over 120 EMEA countries. UPS chairman and chief executive Scott Davis said: “We have a strong growth strategy and we will continue to […]
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 […]
George Willis has replaced Cindy Miller as MD of UPS UK, Ireland & Nordics, following Miller’s promotion to president of UPS Europe, Middle East and Africa earlier this year.
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]