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 […]
Redhead International has moved from its Burton-on-Trent depot to a larger facility in nearby Tamworth.
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
Analysts have said the planned sale of DHL Express’s same-day domestic business will create another major player in the market to compete with CitySprint, and is unlikely to affect DHL’s profitability.