European online consumers believe Brexit will lead to slower online delivery and less choice of UK goods, according to research by Whistl. The delivery management company is warning e-tailers to make sure they partner with delivery companies that can ensure seamless delivery to and from post-Brexit Britain to protect their markets. Whistl surveyed international online consumers on how they think Brexit will affect their international purchasing behaviour after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. The European respondents to […]
UPS has pulled out of its multi-billion Euro bid to take over TNT Express, almost a year after it first entered into talks with the parcel firm. It hoped the merger would create a €45bn (£37.4bn) logistics giant, increasing the US firm’s presence in the European market. However on Friday (11 January), the European Commission (EC) told both parties that it planned to prohibit the merger. MT.co.uk looks at how the story developed over the year. The merger process began […]
12) Margrethe Vestager Title: European commissioner for competition Formerly the Deputy Prime-Minister of Denmark Vestager makes this list because she has one decision in her hands that could reshape the road transport industry, namely approving FedEx’s acquisition of TNT.