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 […]
TNT Express has said it hopes to see a “positive impact” from its profit improvement plan in the second half of 2013, after reporting a 26% drop in first quarter EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) operating profit.
UPS says it is still in talks to buy rival TNT Express, despite its initial bid on 17 February being rejected by the Dutch parcels giant. “UPS remains in constructive discussions with TNT Express NV regarding a potential transaction to acquire the entire issued share capital of TNT Express,” a statement from the US parcel giant says. A bid of €9 per share was offered by UPS last month, worth €4.9bn, but this was rejected by TNT just five days […]
Hellmann UK Contract Logistics and Consulting (CLC) has increased its shared user space to 130,000 ft².