Tuffnells Parcels Express contributed £114m of revenue and £9.7m of operating profit to its new owner Connect Group in the year to the end of August, group chief executive Mark Cashmore has revealed. The parcels firm – which Connect Group acquired in November last year and subsequently said was exceeding expectations – put in a “really strong performance” in the eight months to the end of the financial year, bringing on around 1400 new customers, growing business from existing clients […]
The UK’s 100 largest operators are more profitable than they were last year and employ more people, according to the Motor Transport Top 100 2015, in association with SDC.
Since joining FedEx Express in 1995, Trevor Hoyle (pictured) has seen both the parcels industry and the way the company operates change dramatically, especially with the internet bringing new challenges. As he steps up to his new role as vice president, operations UK and Ireland, for FedEx Express and FedEx UK, the company is continuing to streamline its business and bring together the two separate operations that it has been formed of since the acquisition of domestic express carrier ANC […]
Heywood, Lancashire logistics firm Yearsley Group has begun taking delivery of the first of 26 new trucks and 50 new trailers being added to the fleet to cope with additional business.