UPS has appealed against the European Commission’s (EC) decision to prohibit its acquisition of TNT Express, on the basis the decision was “factually and legally erroneous”. If successful, the prohibition would be annulled, meaning that the EC would not be able to use the UPS decision as a basis for future rulings. TNT Express, which recently revealed plans to boost EMEA profit by 8% in two years, said that the appeal does not mean UPS is renewing or reconsidering its […]
Strike action at UPS’ Gloucester depot has been suspended after progress was made in talks between the parcel company and the Unite union.
Yodel delivered over 14 million parcels during the Christmas peak after investing heavily in planning and boosting capacity. The company added that between 1 December and 24 December only a small number of parcels weren’t delivered, in the main where it was unable to gain access to the address or the addressee was unavailable to sign for the delivery. Yodel began investing in peak planning in the spring, including increasing its capacity by opening temporary service centres and 15 contingency […]
New truck cab designs will include larger windscreens and have more streamlined bodies after MEPs passed a law to do away with ‘brick-shaped’ lorries.