Pall-Ex has appointed former Palletways network development director Michelle Naylor as its new UK commercial director. This is Pall-Ex’s second major appointment of a former Palletways director to a major role in the company this year. In March Pall-Ex recruited Barry Byers, former Palletways network director, to the role of Pall-Ex MD. Naylor brings 25 years’ experience in the logistics industry to the role, including 12 years at Palletways. She will be based at Pall-Ex’s central hub in Ellistown. Her […]
US giant Fed-Ex Corp has been tipped to buy a stake in Hermes’ European parcel delivery operation whilst private equity house Advent International is in the frame to become a major investor in Hermes’ UK operation.
Clipper Logistics has forged a £14.8m deal to acquire a Dutch consumer electronic repairs specialist, strengthening the group’s existing repair offering in the UK and mainland Europe.
DPD DPD’s morning delivery operation had become a victim of the company’s own success. With volumes rising 10% a year, by 2018, DPD’s 65 depots were stretched to their limits with deliveries increasingly delayed. Something had to change. DPD’s solution was to use handpicked staff, including experienced DPD drivers, to develop a new route optimisation system. Using Quantum, DPD’s 7,000 drivers now hit the road 45 minutes earlier than before and are routed more efficiently to delivery addresses. Improvements include […]