TNT UK made a pre-tax loss for the fourth year running in 2017, during a lengthened reporting period that brings the company in-line with parent company FedEx’s financial year. For the 17 months ended 31 May 2017, the business reported a pre-tax loss of £34.3m; a greater loss than that of £22.1m in its previous reporting period to the end of 2015. In its strategic report TNT UK said £5.7m of the loss was down to exceptional transformation costs, and […]
The TNT shareholders have between Monday and 30 October to accept the proposed acquisition offer from FedEx.
TNT is to build a new 600,000ft² hub in Dartford.
UPS has pulled out of its €5.16bn offer for TNT Express – in a deal that would have created a business with a combined annual turnover of £1.3bn in the UK – blaming European Commission (EC) concerns with the acquisition. The proposed merger is expected to be prohibited by the EC, the parcel giants warned in joint statements this morning (14 January). TNT said UPS sees “no realistic prospect” that it will receive EC clearance and will formally terminate the […]