Rentokil Initial has sold City Link to turnaround investment firm Better Capital. City Link MD Dave Smith will continue to lead the company through its transformation programme, under the deal, which will see Better Capital invest in the parcel carrier. The change of ownership, which is effective as of today (29 April), will secure £40m in future funding for City Link. MD Dave Smith said: “This is great news for our customers and our colleagues. We will all benefit from […]
Yodel made a pre-tax loss of £82.5m in its most recent financial year, which is the parcel operator’s biggest loss since 2013.
Connect Group has completed its takeover of Tuffnells Parcels Express, with the deal first revealed last month.
UK Mail has revealed a pre-tax profit of £12.9m for the 12-months ended 31 March, down 19.5% on the previous year mainly due to a £2.2m hit from closure of four depots. Group turnover for the year was up by 8.4% to £429m, however, when adjusted for the increase in Royal Mail prices implemented on 6 May 2011, revenue increased by just 3.2%. The company says the results reflect UK Mail’s resilience during a year of tough trading in markets […]