DHL Parcel UK has taken over the Pass My Parcel network today (1 October). Pass My Parcel owner Connect Group announced in June that it was to close down the venture as part of a three-step programme to turn its fortunes around. However, it has now reached an agreement with DHL Parcel UK, previously UK Mail, which has seen the latter take over the network and avoid shutting it down. In a statement the companies said they would be working […]
Yodel has confirmed the schedule of its service centre closure programme, as it enters the final phase of the merger of the Home Delivery Network and DHL Domestic UK businesses. According to an internal letter seen by MT, the parcels giant has been transferring volumes across from Cardiff (the first site set to close) to Nantgarw since Friday 10 February, with Cardiff due to shutdown on Friday 17 February, a move which the company has confirmed. The rest of the […]
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.
Connect Group is set to complete a £9.9m deal with property firm Urban Logistics for the sale and leaseback of six of Tuffnells’ depots, in a move aimed to cut the company’s debt.