DX Group has been refused planning permission for its proposed super hub in Essington, Staffordshire. The planned £63m hub was rejected by the local authority planning committee at a hearing last night (17 May). The company said in a statement that it was now considering its options, including an appeal against the decision, with its planning and property advisers. DX Group intended to move its headquarters and 400 staff from its current base in Willenhall to the 44-acre site. However […]
CitySprint has acquired all operations at Woking-based Eagle Express Worldwide Couriers. Its same-day, international and UK overnight operations were acquired by CitySprint on 8 December, taking its network to 35 depots and 2,000 couriers. It will be transferred over to the CitySprint brand later this month. CitySprint said the transition will be seamless for Eagle Express’ customers and it will continue to be serviced by the same staff at the same depot in Old Woking. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said: […]
Almost a third of logistics companies fear new B2C delivery methods such as click and collect, viewing them as a threat to their businesses, according to a report by Barclays.