Irish parcel carrier Nightline has said it expects to move 50% more parcels this Christmas than last year, despite a slow start to the season. The company expects to process 1.3m parcels in the two weeks leading up to Christmas, and CEO John Tuohy has warned that parcel carriers may see their busiest period much later than in previous years. A spokesman said Nightline delivered just over 1m parcels between the end of November and Christmas in 2012. “We believe […]
TNT Express has confirmed that the European Commission has temporarily suspended a merger bid with rival postal company UPS. Despite the delay, which will allow the EU regulator to compile more information, TNT Express say that they “would still anticipate a closing in the fourth quarter.” A spokesman for TNT Express tells MT.co.uk: “We have been notified of what is expected to be a temporary delay in the European Commission’s review process. Suspensions are not uncommon, it’s the result of […]
CitySprint has acquired Brighton-based same-day firm, Bullit Couriers, improving its access to the area.