DHL Express completed the sale of its same-day domestic business to Rico Logistics last week. The same-day and parts distribution company said the deal, its first acquisition, has seen its fleet grow to 1,400 vehicles across 35 sites nationwide when the two businesses began to operate together on 1 November. Rico’s director of sales and marketing, Martin Cheeseman, told MT.co.uk: “The investment by TVS has brought about some significant changes to Rico. These changes focus on growing the organisation, both […]
UPS predicts that tomorrow (20 December) will be its busiest day of the year with an estimated 28 million packages delivered worldwide. The parcels giant expects to deliver over 12 million more packages on its busiest day than its daily worldwide average of 15.8 million parcels. It anticipates delivering 527 million parcels globally in the four weeks running up to Christmas, a 9.7% increase on 2011’s 480 million. The carrier also expects a surge in return volumes on 3 January, […]
DHL Supply Chain is set to transfer 80 Sunseeker International logistics staff in a deal which will see it take over the luxury boat builder’s logistics operations.