UK Mail Group has been given the green light to develop its new hub in Coventry, following its agreement with the DfT earlier this month. The operator today revealed that it has received planning permission for the 200,000ft² development. It will replace its current national hub in Birmingham, which lies on the route of the government’s HS2 plans. Construction is scheduled to commence in early 2014, and UK Mail hopes to begin moving into the site in spring 2015. In […]
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
DPD customers will be able to instruct drivers to avoid making deliveries at specific times, such as the school run, with the launch of the carrier’s new app Your DPD.
Parcel delivery network APC Overnight made a £4.42m pre-tax profit last year, a 30.4% increase on the previous year’s figures. Turnover for the year ended 31 March 2012 rose 13.5% to £65.7m (2010/11: £57.9m) as a result of increased customer demand. Chief executive Syed Ziaullah said: “These results really are a reflection of the huge surge in customer demand seen right across the business during the last financial year. “We pride ourselves on delivering the best service in the business […]