Royal Mail has been granted permission to extend its Parcelforce depot in Newport, south Wales, as part of a multi-million pound investment in its parcels business.The expansion forms part of a £75m investment in expanding its network of hubs and depots in its express parcels division, and will see Parcelforce increase the size of its current depot on the Maesglas Industrial Estate. Planning documents revealed that Royal Mail hopes to expand the depot into the adjacent unit, as well as […]
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]