The United Pallet Network (UPN) has upgraded its IT to provide real-time, instant pricing, quotes and online ordering for Europe, as it looks to facilitate more cross border trade within its membership. The new service, which includes auto postcode look-up, is designed to make it as easy as possible for its 65 depots to supply a range of services to 26 countries from within the existing UPN system via a new web portal. UPN member research had previously found that […]
Fortec will complete its most significant IT project in a decade by the end of the year, in a move it claims will put it ahead of its pallet network rivals and on par with the best the parcels sector can offer.
UPS has received a statement of objections from the European Commission as part of a competition review of its acquisition of TNT Express. According to UPS the statement of objections addresses the competitive effects of the intended deal on the international express small package market in Europe. It added that UPS and TNT Express would respond to the EC within “a couple of weeks”, but would not elaborate on the nature of the statement of objections as its contents were […]
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.