Parcel and carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has opened a northern consolidation depot in Warrington, a new head office and moved into its first overseas office in Athens. GFS said the Warrington site, located on the Taurus Business Park, will give businesses across northern and central England the ability to have their parcels collected by a single company. GFS will use the site for consolidation, and deliveries will be made by other parcel carriers. The firm, which moved 10 […]
UK Mail has won a distribution contract with Shropshire-based bird food provider CJ WildBird Foods. The contract, which was effective from July, will see the parcel carrier collect from the wildlife feed retailer every day and deliver its products throughout the UK and Ireland. The retailer switched its distribution contract after reviewing the service it received from its previous carrier. Group commercial manager Linda Hanks said it chose UK Mail due to its quote on price and service and said […]
Turnover and pre-tax profit at Royal Mail Group continued to climb last year, despite increased competition in the parcels sector and declining letter volumes.
Menzies Distribution has bought its third company within a year with the acquisition of Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers for an undisclosed sum.