It’s been a dramatic year in home delivery. ArrowXL was forced to watch one of its key hubs burn to the ground, and DX Group lost its senior leadership team after years of unrest and financial turbulence. To recap what’s happened in the sector in 2017 here’s a look back at it, neatly boxed up for you. Staff changes It’s been a year of change on home delivery boards across the UK. The most notable changes are, of course, over […]
Online electricals retailer AO has opened a third warehouse in Crewe to cope with growing volumes fuelled by the increase in internet shopping during the Covid-19 pandemic and growing demand from third party customers.
Parcel volumes over the summer at UK Mail were below expectations, causing turnover to slip 1% year-on-year in the first half of its financial year.
UK Mail Group saw a 20% increase in parcel volumes and improved performance in its pallets division during the third quarter, it has revealed in an interim management statement today. The firm saw an increase in turnover for its pallets business during the period, after seeing a significant decline in operating profit for the division during the first six months of the financial year. Group sales were “above [our] previous expectations” for the period covering 1 October to 31 December […]