UPS is buying Irish express delivery and logistics firm Nightline Logistics Group for an undisclosed sum. The US logistics giant said the deal would move the company into a market-leading position in Ireland, giving it the broadest portfolio in the country and the opportunity to expand its B2C and B2B offerings in Ireland. UPS currently provides both small package and supply chain services to customers in Ireland, offering ground, air and ocean freight solutions. It also operates gateway functions at […]
The European Commission’s decision to prevent UPS from acquiring TNT Express “risks reducing competition, not increasing it”, an analyst at Transport Intelligence said. UPS has now pulled out of its multi-billion Euro plans to take over TNT Express, which the logistics analyst believes highlights the scale of the challenges the US parcel carrier faced in regard to meeting the regulatory requirements. Transport Intelligence head of consultancy Joel Ray said: “Their decision making process looks flawed, caused by a fundamental lack of […]
UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite.
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.