DPD has invested £3.5m on a new depot in Peterborough, which will be double the size of its current site in the city. The 37,000ft² site at the Gateway Peterborough distribution park will become fully operational in April and will replace its current Peterborough depot. It will give the operator improved access to the motorway network as it is located close to junction 17 of the A1, and will improve efficiency with the installation of an automated sorter capable of […]
The European Commission’s decision to prevent UPS from acquiring TNT Express “risks reducing competition, not increasing it”, an analyst at Transport Intelligence said. UPS has now pulled out of its multi-billion Euro plans to take over TNT Express, which the logistics analyst believes highlights the scale of the challenges the US parcel carrier faced in regard to meeting the regulatory requirements. Transport Intelligence head of consultancy Joel Ray said: “Their decision making process looks flawed, caused by a fundamental lack of […]
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered.