Whistl and UKP Worldwide are teaming up to offer customers a more streamlined customs clearance service for mail and parcel customers. The collaboration is aimed at the delivery management process by offering an in-house customs clearance service to both company’s customers. The solution covers international mail, packets and parcels, both tracked and untracked and fully managed returns from certain countries, including the USA. Nick Wells, chief executive of Whistl, said: “As the UK’s trading relationships with the wider world are […]
Glasgow haulier John G Russell (Transport) has warned the distribution sector of a “difficult” 12 months ahead as costs keep rising while rates and profit margins continue to stagnate. Alan Poulton, chief executive, logistics at the group, told MT the firm was finding it increasingly difficult to squeeze further efficiencies out of its operation and said that, in terms of rates: “We are not getting, and have not got for some time now, an increase that reflects the quality and […]
Keith Basnett has joined UK parcel distributor Yodel as chief operating officer after eight years in the same role with ‘digital department store’ the Shop Direct Group.