TNT Post UK has secured funding to roll-out a final mile delivery service across the UK, in a bid to rival the service currently provided by Royal Mail. Parent PostNL has revealed a joint venture with private equity firm LDC, which will provide funding for a phased introduction of the service, which has been trialled in London and Greater Manchester. The joint venture is expected to close in early 2014, subject to approval by the European Commission. PostNL’s executive committee […]
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GeoPost UK is preparing for its Christmas peak by launching a recruitment drive across its InterLink and DPD businesses. The company is looking to fill 900 temporary vacancies, largely for drivers and sorters, to match the increase in parcel volumes in the run up to Christmas. Chief executive Dwain McDonald said: “Our aim is to give our customers the same high standards of service all year round, including the Christmas peak, and this is why we have made this massive […]
More than a third of transport and logistics businesses have increased their customer communications in response to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.