Deutsche Post DHL’s purchase of UK Mail has completed, meaning the postal operator is now fully owned by the German company. DHL announced its intention to buy UK Mail for £242.7m in September, in a bid to offer its domestic customers a stronger cross-border parcel delivery service. Prior to the deal, UK Mail had had a turbulent recent past, after it bought incompatible sortation technology for its new Coventry hub. This resulted in an 80% plunge in pre-tax profit after […]
Parcel carrier manager Global Freight Solutions (GFS) has won a deal with high street retailer New Look to manage delivery of its ‘click and collect’ orders.
Parcelforce Worldwide has released the details of its contract with Palletways, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk in January.
Hermes has won a contract extension from River Island, covering home delivery of clothes, shoes and accessories ordered online.