Courier franchise network Diamond Logistics opened four new depots last month as it continues with ambitions to operate over 30 sites by the end of 2015. The new sites in Croydon, Norwich, Newcastle and Ashburton in south Devon were opened in July to allow the franchises to grow before the Christmas peak begins in Autumn. The company, which provides parcel delivery services as well as stock management software and film delivery to cinemas, formerly operated out of two depots in […]
The European Commission has launched what it terms an “in-depth” investigation into the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx.
Covid-19 has accelerated logistics innovation, e-commerce and the sector’s digititalisation “by years”, according to DHL’s latest Logistics Trend Radar report.
With annual volume growing at 15% to 18% in recent years, overnight parcels specialist APC Overnight has outgrown its national hub in Essington, West Midlands. The company is in the process of relocating to a purpose-built 120,000sq ft centre at Kingswood Lakeside just off the M6 Toll road, but due to the wet summer and longer-than-expected ground works the new hub will not be operational before spring next year. But recently appointed APC chief executive Syed Ziaullah is relaxed about […]