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 […]
Menzies Distribution has bought fully electric final-mile delivery firm Gnewt Cargo for an undisclosed sum.
TNT UK is restructuring its operations and sales divisions in a management shake-up that will see up to 15 redundancies.
FedEx Express is now offering customers sending parcels to and from the UK access to its Priority Alert service. Priority Alert and Priority Alert Plus were launched in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) yesterday [10 October]. The service identifies time-critical, valuable and temperature-sensitive parcels by the use of bright pink tape to ensure they are delivered quickly. Both priority services allow customers to monitor and track their parcel. “Our customers expect agility, speed and reliability for their global […]