Hermes has revealed the timescale for some of its expansion plans throughout 2013 and 2014, in what it hopes will deliver a capacity uplift of around a third. Speaking at the Mail & Express Delivery Show in London yesterday (25 June), sales director Gary Winter said the carrier is currently doubling its network of hubs to four. Its 340,000 ft² hub will be open in the next six weeks, while its £25m Warrington hub is on track to be operational […]
Redhead International has officially opened its new depot in Northern Ireland’s Mallusk. The opening ceremony on 27 July was performed by Northern Ireland’s executive minister for regional development, Danny Kennedy. The new 33,000ft² facility features a 20-tonne overhead crane for heavy lifting, as well as office space. Redhead international’s director of Ireland and Scotland Mark Cosgrove says: “While we have had this type of capability in Great Britain and Dublin for many years, the new Mallusk depot will allow us […]
Menzies Distribution has bought its third company within a year with the acquisition of Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers for an undisclosed sum.
Royal Mail has said it delivered a “resilient performance in challenging markets” despite its group profit falling by a third in the last year.