UK Mail plans to relocate its national hub from Birmingham to Coventry after reaching an agreement with the DfT over its High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) plans. In the company’s half year results last month, which showed a 63% increase in pre-tax profit, UK Mail said its current hub is located on the government’s planned HS2 route. The DfT will support the firm’s move to a 200,000 ft² site in Coventry. Construction is due to begin early next year, subject […]
Cambridgeshire haulier Welch’s Transport has admitted its figures for April will be “a disaster” as it struggles with only 60-70% of normal volumes.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]
City Link is continuing its drive towards the b2c market with the launch of an ad-hoc parcel collection and delivery service for consumers and SMEs.