Tuffnells Parcel Express has appointed Chris Ward as MD, effective 29 June. Ward joins the company from the role of chief operating officer (business transformation) at B&Q, where he was responsible for operations across the retailer’s supply chain, logistics, IT and property sectors. The group’s chief executive Lloyd Dunn will step down on on 1 September, but will remain at the company as chairman until 31 December supporting Ward and the management team of the enlarged group. The changes come […]
Increased volumes at Tuffnells Parcels Express and Pass My Parcel failed to offset falling newspaper and magazine sales in a recent trading update from Connect Group, which saw its turnover take a hit.
Menzies Distribution is looking increasingly towards the parcels market as it looks to diversify the business to offset falling revenues from its core newspaper distribution business.
Tuffnells has moved into a new, purpose-built main DC in Sheffield. The new 20,000ft² site, built on four acres, has 51 loading bays and will be home to 139 Tuffnells employees.