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 […]
Retail deliveries for same day courier CitySprint doubled over the Christmas peak, in comparison to 2011’s figures. The firm handled over a quarter of a million retail deliveries during December, its busiest Christmas peak to date, experiencing its largest volumes on Thursday 18 December. Chief executive Patrick Gallagher said home retail delivery order volumes were maintained up until Christmas Eve, showing that last minute Christmas shopping was not confined to the high street. It recruited an additional 300 couriers to […]
The government has confirmed it will sell shares in Royal Mail on the London Stock Exchange in the next few weeks.