Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays. The Last Mile report found that 31% of logistics firms identified retailers’ click and collect services as a threat, highlighting concerns with the possibility of larger retailers taking their deliveries in-house as a consequence. Just 16% of those surveyed said they were interested in developing the service. Just 24% viewed […]
The offer period for the proposed merger of UPS and TNT Express has once again been extended. Following an exemption granted by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), the period has been extended until one week after competition clearances have been obtained from regulators, the European Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. The clearances are not expected to be issued before the end of the current offer period on 9 November. The latest extension will see the […]
City Link narrowed its losses by 54% in 2012, but a reduction in volumes from higher margin B2B customers meant that its performance was behind the expectations of parent company Rentokil Initial.
DX Group has launched DX Parcel Exchange, which will allow customers to collect parcels from InPost and Doddle locations across the UK.