TNT Express has extended its delivery before noon service to more locations across Europe, including the UK. Its ‘12:00 Express’ and ’12:00 Economy Express’ services, which provide guaranteed delivery before noon on the next or earliest possible working day, has been extended to 26 countries in Europe in just three months. TNT unveiled its profit improvement plan earlier this year, which will see it drive higher margin business by targeting SMEs, larger and heavier parcels, palletised freight and increasing prices. […]
Hermes chief executive Carole Woodhead has revealed some of its expansion plans for 2014, as it wins a new contract with jewellery retailer Cadenzza.
A quarter of SME online retailers plan to focus on improving their delivery and returns processes in 2013 as the sector becomes more competitive. A study commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that small online retailers will prioritise improving their delivery and returns services above improving the range and quality of products they sell and pricing more competitively. Over half of the small e-tailers questioned saw an increase in sales last year. Some 64% are confident that sales will rise in […]
FedEx said it “remains confident” about its proposed takeover of TNT Express despite the European Commission launching what it termed an “in-depth investigation” into the planned acquisition.