Yodel has predicted that collaboration between parcel carriers is something that its customers will eventually demand, but Hermes has ruled the notion out. Speaking at the Mail & Express Delivery Show last week Yodel’s executive chairman Dick Stead said the carrier would welcome the opportunity to work with retailers to reduce empty running and encouraged other carriers at to consider working with other parcel firms. “All parcel carriers have parts of the country that just aren’t economical… However I don’t […]
Hermes opened its 160,000ft² Warrington hub last week, which is capable of handing 550,000 parcels per day.
UPS and TNT Express have submitted remedies to the European Commission to address its competition concerns, extending the review period further. The submission extends the EC’s review period by 15 business days to 5 February 2013. The proposed remedies involve the sale of the business activities and its assets. UPS needs to ensure the long-term viability of these activities and the continuity of service already provided by TNT Express. In order to receive approval, the EC will market-test the remedies. […]