City Link has opened a new depot in Southampton to handle increased demand for parcel collection and delivery in the area. The parcel carrier has invested £500,000 in the new 64,000ft² site on the Fareham Industrial Park, which is 30% larger than its previous depot. The increased capacity has allowed it to take on some of the GU postcode area, which was formerly covered by other depots. The site is currently handling 4,200 parcels per night, with this number expected […]
TNT Express has said it hopes to see a “positive impact” from its profit improvement plan in the second half of 2013, after reporting a 26% drop in first quarter EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) operating profit.
City Link is launching two new cross-border packet delivery services as it continues with its plans to become a ‘one stop shop’ for customers.
Royal Mail is opening eight temporary sorting centres to handle the expected rise in parcel volumes this Christmas. The centres will be dedicated to sorting a ‘significant proportion’ of the parcels handled by the firm before they are distributed to regional depots across the country. Temporary operations will be phased in across the peak period and will open in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea, Bolton, Tamworth, Peterborough, Swindon and Greenford, west London. Managing director of operations and modernisation Mark Higson said: “Christmas […]