Enquiries about in-cab breathalysers have risen sharply since the crash on the M1 involved an HGV driver found to be over the drink-drive limit. The crash, near Newport Pagnell, resulted in the death of eight out of the 12 minibus passengers after the vehicle collided with two HGVs. AIM Logistics driver Ryszard Masierak was accused of having 55 micrograms of alcohol per 100ml of breath after the crash (the legal limit is 35 micrograms). He has been charged with causing […]
DHL Express is to increase its prices to UK clients by an average of 4.9% next year as it looks to offset rising costs. The company said that the rate rise – which will hit customers throughout the world was due to external costs that are out of its direct control and cannot be compensated through productivity improvements or economies of scale. DHL cites research by AT Kearney from November 2011 which states that volumes for the European courier, express, […]
Royal Mail’s overseas division was still driving business growth in Q1 of its financial year, as letter volumes continued to plummet.
Royal Mail has gone all-in on a strategy based on parcels growth and international expansion to ensure its future, after its annual operating profit collapsed by more than a quarter as the decline in letter deliveries continued apace.