TNT veteran Tony Jakobsen has replaced Stuart Stobie as head of TNT UK and Ireland’s international division, as part of a major management overhaul. Jakobsen’s appointment and Stobie’s departure come as TNT pushes through major change across the business ahead of its purchase by larger US rival FedEx. The acquisition is expected to go ahead next month, subject to EU approval. The management restructuring has already seen a number of top executives leave the UK International division in the past […]
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme.