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 […]
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 […]
Tevva Motors has received a £10m funding injection from India’s Bharat Forge, which it said will boost its global expansion plans and create further jobs at its Chemlsford, Essex plant.