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 […]
TNT Express saw a 13% drop in EMEA operating profit in the third quarter, despite a 3,2% turnover rise, due to “challenging trading conditions in Europe”. The parcel firm, which last week received a statement of objections from the European Commission ahead of its acquisition by UPS, did not perform as well in its EMEA operations as it had during the same period in 2011, its Q3 trading results revealed. Reported operating profit margins fell from 6.4% in Q3 2011 […]
Hermes will shortly be opening a temporary parcel sortation hub in Bradford to accommodate a forecast 15% rise in parcels volume this year.
Yodel has unveiled plans to open 13 additional sites in the run-up to Christmas as part of its winter delivery plans.