The Big Green Parcel Machine is continuing to exceed Connect Group’s expectations. Connect Group purchased the business, formally known as Tuffnells Parcel Express, late last year for £113m. In a trading update for the 44 weeks to 7 July 2015, Connect said Tuffnells had continued its strong start within the group and “is ahead of management expectations, with total revenues increasing by 20.6% driven by market growth and new customers”. Tuffnells is now under the leadership of Chris Ward, who […]
Simon Gibson Transport enjoyed what it described as an “excellent trading year” in 2015, shortly before it was sold to GCA Europe SA.
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]
The GMB has launched a legal case against Birmingham-based logistics company UK Express Delivery as part of its campaign against the gig economy.