DPDgroup has increased its majority shareholding in e-commerce delivery company WnDirect to 83%, effectively taking full control of the business. The two companies have been working together for a number of years and said the deal would support international expansion of WnDirect. WnDirect’s services are designed for e-retailers sending goods overseas. Founder and owner Stuart Hill, who remains a shareholder in WnDirect, has retained a critical role in the business, although the head of DPD’s global solution team Simon Batt […]
Mark Vale has been appointed as the new president of UPS UK, Ireland and Nordics to lead a key growth region for the postal giant.
FedEx Express is now offering customers sending parcels to and from the UK access to its Priority Alert service. Priority Alert and Priority Alert Plus were launched in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) yesterday [10 October]. The service identifies time-critical, valuable and temperature-sensitive parcels by the use of bright pink tape to ensure they are delivered quickly. Both priority services allow customers to monitor and track their parcel. “Our customers expect agility, speed and reliability for their global […]