Yodel and APC Overnight have revealed record volumes over the Christmas period, after investing in infrastructure and staff in 2013. Yodel handled over 14 million parcels in the 24 days leading up to Christmas, while network APC reported a 27% increase in year-on-year volumes for its busiest week to just under 700,000 items. While an APC spokesman was notable to confirm the total number of parcels it moved, it processed more than 160,000 on the night of Monday 16 December. […]
The offer period for the proposed merger of UPS and TNT Express has once again been extended. Following an exemption granted by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), the period has been extended until one week after competition clearances have been obtained from regulators, the European Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The clearances are not expected to be issued before the end of the current offer period on 9 November. The latest extension will see the […]
Yodel has expressed its disappointment at the results of a consumer poll in which it was voted the worst of the major parcel delivery firms in the UK.
Norbert Dentressangle has reported higher-than-usual demand for storage space within its shared user network in recent months, suggesting it could be indicative of an upturn in the economy.