Mark Vale has been appointed as the new president of UPS UK, Ireland and Nordics to lead a key growth region for the postal giant. He will be responsible for all UPS operations in seven countries and more than 11,000 employees. “We are investing in our network in Europe, including the UK, Ireland and the Nordics,” said Lou Rivieccio, president, UPS Europe. “And this includes making sure that the network has the right leadership.” He added: “Mark brings a global […]
Royal Mail Group has turned a loss into a profit in its UK letters and parcels arm as it revealed details behind its strategy to develop into a more parcels-focused business ahead of its planned privatisation. The Group’s first half profit for the six months ending 23 September leapt to £99m, from a loss of £41m in the same period a year ago. This came mainly as a result of a 5.6% rise in parcel volumes which now accounts for […]
A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).
Menzies Distribution has bought Scottish parcels carrier Oban Express to boost its service offering in remote locations.