Hermes has teamed up with ByBox to offer a parcel locker delivery and collection service for SMEs and online retailers. The carrier will launch the service with 100 drop-off and pick up points across the UK, with hopes to increase the number of lockers to 250 by the end of 2013. The lockers will be maintained by ByBox, which has already had other carriers including La Poste and Flying Cargo Express, a division of FedEx in Israel, making us of […]
FedEx said it “remains confident” about its proposed takeover of TNT Express despite the European Commission launching what it termed an “in-depth investigation” into the planned acquisition.
GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
Tuffnells Parcels Express contributed £114m of revenue and £9.7m of operating profit to its new owner Connect Group in the year to the end of August, group chief executive Mark Cashmore has revealed.