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 […]
Challenging market conditions in the UK and Europe combined with the loss of a major fashion contract saw pre-tax losses widen and turnover fall at TNT UK last year.
A quarter of SME online retailers plan to focus on improving their delivery and returns processes in 2013 as the sector becomes more competitive. A study commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that small online retailers will prioritise improving their delivery and returns services above improving the range and quality of products they sell and pricing more competitively. Over half of the small e-tailers questioned saw an increase in sales last year. Some 64% are confident that sales will rise in […]
DX Group delivered an improved performance in the second half of its trading year, but this wasn’t enough to offset the damage done earlier on, the operator said today.