UK Mail has secured a 231,000ft² plot of land in the West Midlands to develop its new hub. The purpose-built mail and parcel sorting centre will be developed at Prologis Park Ryton, near Coventry, and will include a 36,330ft² head office building. Automatic sorting equipment will be installed at the site, which the operator says will increase the proportion of parcels it sorts automatically from 20% to 80%. UK Mail chief executive Guy Buswell said: “Prologis Park Ryton was selected […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
DPD has launched a 15 minute delivery window for online fashion retailer ASOS to cut down on the number of failed deliveries.
Hermes has won a contract extension from River Island, covering home delivery of clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online.