FedEx said it “remains confident” about its proposed takeover of TNT Express despite the European Commission launching what it termed an “in-depth investigation” into the planned acquisition. The Commission said: “The EC is concerned that on a number of European markets for international express and regular small package deliveries, the merged entity would face insufficient competitive constraints if the takeover went ahead. This could lead to higher prices for business customers and consumers.” It stressed the merger would leave just […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite.
3) Perry Watts, DHL Supply Chain UK MD DHL Supply Chain is the majority chunk of the DHL empire in the UK, accounting for £3.8bn of its £4.5bn turnover in 2012 (the remainder being its Express and Mail businesses) and Watts is at the top of the tree.