A new book telling the inside story of how TNT UK worked with newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch to break the union stranglehold on Fleet Street has already been reprinted. ‘The man who never sleeps’ is the autobiography of Tom Bell OBE, then MD of TNT UK, who famously ran trucks across picket lines in the controversial and sometimes violent year-long Wapping dispute of the mid-1980s. Reviewing the book, Jonathan Northcroft of The Sunday Times, wrote: “I was most interested in the […]
TNT UK has revealed business transformation specialist Marianne Culver as its new MD, replacing Alistair Cochrane who has left the business.
Pre-tax profit at parcels giant FedEx UK plummeted by more than a quarter last year, the parcels company has revealed.
The European Commission (EC) believes “substantial remedies are needed” before the proposed takeover of TNT Express by UPS can be cleared. In a merger review speech made on Friday (2 November), Joaquín Almunia, EC vice-president responsible for competition, said that “serious competition concerns would arise” if it went ahead without revisions. Last month the EC revealed that approval would only come if the resulting company would be challenged enough by other parcel firms. TNT Express and UPS have since received […]