Turnover at UK Mail Group is ahead of expectations as its parcels business continues to post double-digit growth in the B2C sector. In a pre-close trading update issued today (25 September) UK Mail said that reported turnover for the first half of the year would show a 7% year-on-year improvement – and even excluding for an extra three working days in the period, the increase was 4%. Its parcels business continues to be the main driver of growth with average […]
B2C parcel giant DPD says it is enhancing its green credentials by providing carbon neutral shipping from its five major European markets at no extra cost to the customer. The initiative, badged Total Zero, will see the company build on measures to reduce its carbon footprint as well as buy carbon credits to offset remaining CO2 from its 2.5m daily parcel movements. From July, business and consumer shipments to all destinations around the world from France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium […]
CM Downton’s acquisition of C&H (Hauliers) in 2013 helped boost turnover by 15% year-on-year, according to its most recent filings at Companies House.