APC Overnight has appointed board member Karl Brown as CEO, replacing former CEO Syed Ziaullah who steps down for personal reasons. Brown founded Goole, Yorkshire-based APC member Direct Logistics in 1998 and has led the company through the acquisition of two Express Logistics depots in Stockport and Nottingham. He has worked in the logistics industry since leaving school, when he joined the RAF’s transport department. Brown (pictured left) said the business will focus on high service levels and continuing its […]
Hermes is investing £25m in a new Warrington hub, almost tripling capacity in the area to support volume growth.
Hermes has spent £18m on handheld technology to improve its customers’ experience.
Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has revealed a first-half consolidated revenue increase of 13.3% to €1.9bn (up from €1.7bn in the same period last year) despite struggling with volumes. Like-for-like growth remained flat, dipping by 0.2% compared with H1 2011, which ND attributes to a sharply deteriorating European economy during the second quarter. ND’s transport division took a 1.3% hit on a like-for-like basis (consolidated revenue is up 7.7% to €1bn), which the company says is due to a sluggish economy, with […]