Operators have welcomed the relaunch of Truckpol, the road freight crime intelligence unit that closed after its funding was cut in 2012. Relaunched last week by the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), a not-for-profit public/private partnership, Truckpol will work with freight and logistics companies and local constabularies to collate data on truck crime. Mike Marshall, security director at Yodel, said that by syndicating data, the industry could protect itself better and help police investigate organised crime groups operating across many […]
Yodel has made its sixth pre-tax loss in a row, two years after it failed to hit its self set target of turning its first profit.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]