TNT is still working to recover normal operations more than a week after its IT systems were hit by a wide-scale cyber attack. In a statement, the Fed-Ex-owned group said “TNT continues to implement contingency plans to mitigate the impact of the virus”. The virus hit the operator last Tuesday (27 June), causing disruption to TNT’s operations and communications systems. The operator said there had been no breach of data in the attack. The statement said that it was continuing […]
Christmas 2012 was another record-breaking year for parcel carriers, with many reporting volumes that made 2011’s peak seem a simple task. With year-on-year volumes rising every Christmas and the online retail boom not showing any signs of slowing down, how are carriers ensuring they are well prepared for 2013’s peak? Retailers again reported record-breaking internet sales over the festive period. Web sales were up 44% for City Link customer John Lewis, and 11% for Hermes customer Next. Debenhams also saw […]
FedEx and TNT are one step closer to their merger after a joint statement from the companies said they did not expect to receive a statement of objections from the European Commission, which might have slowed or even vetoed the deal.