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. […]
Two-man delivery firm Arrow XL has revealed it made over two million deliveries in its first year of trading under its new identity.
2015 saw some shocks in the market; FedEx bidding for TNT Express; XPO Logistics buying Norbert Dentressangle and BCA Marketplace buying Eddie Stobart’s automotive business. But they weren’t the only acquisitions in a year packed with M&A activity. We take a look at some of the deals that changed the industry.
Yodel has reduced and capped the amount of parcels it will handle during the Christmas peak, after the high volumes it experienced last year. The parcel carrier confirmed it will deliver a maximum of 4.25 million parcels during its busiest week of the Christmas peak to ensure that it provides a successful service for customers and parcels are not left undelivered. A spokesman confirmed that it had set up four temporary depots at Billingham, East Kilbride, Newbridge and Basildon, also […]