Menzies Distribution has bought its third company within a year with the acquisition of Aberdeen-based Thistle Couriers for an undisclosed sum. Traditionally an overnight media distributor, Menzies bought AJG Parcels and Oban Express last year in a bid to step-up its offering in the Scottish parcels market. The acquisition of Thistle, it said, marks another step in this direction. The deal will see Menzies offer a same-day delivery service across Aberdeen and the wider Grampian area. This, it said, will […]
UK Mail saw its profit tumble by more than 80% in the six months ending 30 September 2015, after its relocation to a new hub and “teething issues” with the facility’s technology.
TNT Express has revealed a profit improvement plan between now and 2015 to “create a more focused, efficient and profitable TNT Express”.
CollectPlus has signed up its 5,000th store to its parcel delivery and returns network. It means the network of local convenience stores offering the CollectPlus service has grown by nearly 1,000 in the last year, with its latest addition in Brentwood, Essex. Parcel volumes through the network have leapt 250% in the past year. Mark Lewis, chief executive of CollectPlus, said: “Our continual focus on the expansion of our network of stores, through which people can drop off and pick […]