UK Mail Group saw turnover and pre-tax profit climb last year thanks to increased volumes, winning new business and retaining existing customers in its parcel and mail divisions. Average daily volumes in its parcels division grew 19% last year, its results for the year ended 31 March 2014 showed, which it said enabled the business to better spread the its fixed costs and increase its operating margin. Despite this, the group expects growth in parcel volumes to slow this year […]
DX Group has purchased 44 acres of land in the West Midlands as part of plans for a £35m new hub.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]
UK Mail has launched an international parcel delivery service via its SME-targeted ‘ipostparcels’ brand.