Same-day courier and express freight specialist Speedy Freight, based in Knutsford, Cheshire, was the recipient of the first Network of the Year award at the 12th Transport Awards recently. The award, designed to recognise a longstanding member of either Courier Exchange or Haulage Exchange that has experienced significant expansion and success, was presented to the firm at an event in Kenilworth in late March in front over 300 industry professionals. Organised by freight exchange operator Transport Exchange Group, the awards […]
The volume of parcels being handled by UK Mail has surpassed its current operational capacity.
The surge of e-retailing is presenting parcel carriers with a conundrum: how do carriers profit from the rapid surge in B2C volumes, while ensuring their networks are able to cope with capacity demands? Hayley Pink reports Peak period capacity is at breaking point, City Link MD David Smith warned an industry conference in June, with the 2012 Christmas period posing a record challenge for carriers and retailers alike. Smith says there has been no new capacity in the industry since […]
Transport Exchange Group has upgraded the booking chain functionality for its Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange platforms.