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. […]
APC Overnight saw record 30% increase in year-on-year volumes over the Christmas peak, the parcel network said. To keep up with demand, the network increased trunk levels by 35% compared to 2011’s peak figures and fleet numbers increased by 20% across its network of 115 depots. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said it began holding regional meetings in September to plan for the peak and sent out delivery predictions to each depot to help them plan for the volume uplift. Staffing […]
DPD has opened the fourth in its series of new “super depots” ahead of what it expects to be its busiest Christmas peak period to date.