UPS plans to open a site in Dordon, near Tamworth, after signing a 15-year lease with developer IM Properties. The express parcel carrier plans to move into a 152,500ft² unit on the Birch Coppice Business Park, located near junction 10 of the M42.The site will include 7,500 ft² of office space and is yet to be completed. A spokeswoman for UPS was unable to provide more details about the site, or when the company is due to move in. The […]
The European Commission (EC) is to probe potential competition concerns in the small parcels sector, particularly international express services, if UPS’s takeover of TNT Express goes ahead. Dutch-owned TNT Express and US parcel giant UPS are two out of the four ‘integrators’ operating within Europe (integrators are companies that control an air and road small package delivery network throughout Europe and beyond and are capable of offering the broadest portfolio of such services). The other integrators classified by the EC […]
Bullet Express has opened a 4-acre storage facility in East Kilbride to meet demand for warehousing from its customers.
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]