Whistl is to take a controlling stake in its business after negotiating a deal with former owner PostNL, which is set to be signed once the details have been confirmed. The Dutch postal company, which previously held a 100% stake in Whistl, will retain a 17.5% with the rest handing over to Whistl. Whistl chief executive Nick Wells said the deal would give the company the freedom to further develop its position in the UK mail and post market. Wells […]
The European Commission (EC) has given the green light to FedEx’s €4.4bn (£3.2bn) bid for TNT Express announced in April last year.
Throughout the year, Motortransport.co.uk has bought you the biggest news in the road transport industry. Here we bring you the top 10 most read stories of 2012: 10. Stobart Group in for Autologic with £12.4m cash offer June saw Stobart make its offer for the car transporter firm, which valued Autologic at £12.4m. The deal made Stobart the largest car transporter haulier in the UK. 9. Hermes opens Coventry and Carlisle depots 2012 was a year of expansion for Hermes […]
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]