DHL Deutsche Post’s European parcels business saw turnover increase 70.3% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2017, driven primarily by its acquisition of UK Mail. Its European network saw turnover rise to €458m (£386.3) up from €269m (£226.8m), with UK Mail adding €139m (£117.2m) of turnover to DHL Deutsche Post Parcels Europe in the reporting period. Deutsche Post DHL made an offer of £242.7m for UK Mail in September 2016, with the deal closing in December. The acquisition is part […]
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]
The Bramwell Pub Company has chosen DHL Tradeteam to become its strategic logistics partner, covering delivery to its pubs and bars.
The promise of a solid first half in its financial year did little to improve investor confidence in Stobart Group – because investors were already ahead of the curve. On 17 April it was trading at a year low of 76.5pence per share. Today its at its year high of 109.5p – proving that investors have faith in the direction Andrew Tinkler is taking the company.