Royal Mail has signed a new contract with River Island, building on the work it already does handling the retailer’s customer returns. The two year contract will see Royal Mail collect customer deliveries from River Island’s main warehouse in Milton Keynes and deliver them to homes across the UK. Royal Mail’s Tracked 48 service will be at the heart of the operation, after the company made numerous improvements to it last year, including maximum parcel weight and compensation rules. Roger […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Yusen Logistics has renewed its contract with Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK), a contract it has held since 2008.
Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016.