UK Mail Group has reported an increase in both parcel volumes and turnover in its mail business for the third quarter of its current financial year. In its interim management statement covering 1 October to 31 December 2013, the operator said parcel volumes grew 15% compared with the same period in 2012, driven by an increase in home deliveries and a continuing shift towards B2C volumes as it had seen in the first half of the year. It said it […]
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
The basket of MT shares has only drifted northwards by 7p in the past seven days. But growth at the rate of a penny a day is a fair old shift for a traditionally quiet time of year in the road transport industry, indicating that there is a lot of sentiment backing the success of Britain’s transport firms.