UK Mail has opened a new depot in Middleton, Greater Manchester, in response to growing demand from both B2B and B2C parcel customers. The carrier opened the Stakehill Industrial Estate site on 15 July, taking on 20 additional staff, including 10 new drivers. The 25,000 ft² depot was chosen because of its proximity to the M62 and is expected to improve its collection and delivery service in the Lancashire area. UK Mail’s CEO Guy Buswell said: “The new Middleton depot […]
City Link is to offer a two-hour window for B2C deliveries in a bid to increase its first time delivery rate and boost service levels.
Pall-Ex has struck a deal with UK Mail Group to become the network of choice for UK Pallets customers, following the news yesterday that UK Pallets is to close.
Pall-Ex member FTS Hatswell wants to expand its storage capacity further since moving into bigger premises in June last year. It moved into the new 67,500ft² warehouse in on the Deeside industrial estate in Flintshire last summer, extending its operation that was previously based there and increasing its storage capacity to 185,000ft² over three sites. Financial director Colin Broster said the additional space is already “more or less full” since the firm won new customers and received increased business from […]