CM Downton is set to deliver more than nine million Christmas TV guides to wholesalers and retailers this weekend. The magazine delivery specialist will use fleet of 170 trucks to collect copies of the Radio Times, TV Times, What’s on TV, TV Choice, Total TV Guide and TV and Satellite from printers in Sheffield, Liverpool, Leeds, Bicester and Colchester, delivering them ahead of the Christmas period. Director Kate Downton said: “We distribute around 260,000 tonnes of magazines each year in […]
Hermes has revealed that each of its ParcelShops handled an average 60 parcels a week in the run up to Christmas, as more than 60,000 parcels were moved through the network during the festive period. The carrier has also hit its target of opening 1,000 ParcelShops by the end of 2012, just five months after launching the service in June 2012 with 500 locations. A spokesman for the firm said: “The volumes for ParcelShop are running ahead of expectations and […]
Haulier CM Downton is rebranding as EV Cargo Logistics although some elements of Downton branding will remain on the firm’s trailers.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]