DPD Group is rebranding its B2B-focused Interlink Express to improve brand consistency within the UK. From 6 February, Interlink will become DPD Local. Founded in 1979, Interlink operates from 90 depots using the same Motor Transport award-winning technology and services as its sister company DPD. It claims to be one of the largest franchise operations in the UK. The DPD Local will carry the tagline; “Your local delivery experts” maintaining a link to its past. Group chief executive Dwain McDonald […]
In November, City Link’s parent Rentokil revealed the express parcels firm had recorded a loss for the first nine months of the year of £24m, albeit £1m less than that posted in the same period of 2011 on revenue up £7m to £225m. Nevertheless Rentokil chief executive Alan Brown reaffirmed his faith in the management team City Link MD Dave Smith has assembled – largely from former colleagues from Royal Mail – and the latest three year recovery plan that […]
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.
Royal Mail missed its first class mail delivery target last year, after it experienced final mile delivery difficulties during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the wintery weather throughout January, February and March.