Parcels firm UPS has said it can not comment further on an investigation into the discovery of more than £1.6m worth of cannabis (pictured), amphetamines and ecstasy at a parcels depot in Tamworth in December. Border Force officers discovered the drugs in 18 separate parcels during a search on 21 and 22 December. An investigation was subsequently begun by the National Crime Agency (NCA). A Border Force spokeswoman told Motortransport.co.uk she could not say how the search had come about […]
Parcel volumes over the summer at UK Mail were below expectations, causing turnover to slip 1% year-on-year in the first half of its financial year.
UPS has received a statement of objections from the European Commission as part of a competition review of its acquisition of TNT Express. According to UPS the statement of objections addresses the competitive effects of the intended deal on the international express small package market in Europe. It added that UPS and TNT Express would respond to the EC within “a couple of weeks”, but would not elaborate on the nature of the statement of objections as its contents were […]