With constant year-on-year declines in letter volumes being reported by mail carriers, it is unsurprising that operators are continually looking for ways to take advantage of the e-commerce boom to offset the slow decline of letter volumes. However, postal operators seemed confident that there is a future for letter delivery at the Mail & Express Delivery Show in London earlier this week.
Any students of American history will be familiar with the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the lynchpin of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal to bring the US out of the Great Depression of the 1930’s.
Norbert Dentressangle is seeking approval to be listed on the NYSE Euronext London stock exchange from next week.
Hermes has won a three-year contract with mail order clothing retailer Chums to handle over 250,000 home deliveries a year.
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has described its financial performance in the year to 31 December 2012 as “satisfactory” – despite raising its profit before tax by 34% over the previous year.
Total consumption of transport fuels in the UK decreased by 4.5% in Q1 2013 compared with the same period in 2012, new figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown.
Heywood, Lancashire-based Yearsley Logistics’ planning application for a new 35m high cold store in Peterborough has finally been approved.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed a call by the European Commission for France and the UK to address the issue of excessive Channel tunnel rail freight charges.
Stobart Group has reported a “satisfactory” start to the year, despite low volumes from FMCG customers in its Eddie Stobart transport and distribution division.
Wincanton has been awarded a five year contract expansion with Morrisons, handling the logistics for its convenience stores in the North.