Parcel carrier network APC Overnight has added four new double-deck longer semi-trailers to its fleet. The 15.25m Cartwright trailers, which APC hopes will increase load carrying capacity by 15%, have been added to its trunking operation on top of its existing fleet. It is also considering increasing its fleet of standard length double-deckers. Head of operations Brian McCarthy said APC will consider whether the use of the trailers after the trial will warrant a reduction in vehicles on the road, […]
DX Group has been refused planning permission for its proposed super hub in Essington, Staffordshire.
Challenging market conditions in the UK and Europe combined with the loss of a major fashion contract saw pre-tax losses widen and turnover fall at TNT UK last year.
Myhermes.co.uk has delivered its two millionth parcel just 10 months after reaching the one million mark in June last year. Following high levels of demand over the Christmas period, which saw volumes double during the busiest shopping week to more than 60,000 parcels per day, the company says the service is rapidly gaining business from online traders and niche retailers. John Tobbell, commercial director of myhermes.co.uk, says: “The growth of myhermes.co.uk is really gathering pace as more and more consumers […]