TNT Post will expand its final mile delivery service into Greater Manchester in November as part of its plans to roll-out a nationwide end-to-end network. It will open 11 depots in Manchester, Salford, Trafford, Wigan and Bury when the service begins later this year, covering all households and businesses within the M postcode area. It will also launch a track and trace service for the first time. It has been operating an end-to-end service in some areas of London since […]
Royal Mail missed its first class mail delivery target last year, after it experienced final mile delivery difficulties during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the wintery weather throughout January, February and March.
Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016.
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]