Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’. However, group revenues rose by 12.6% to £635m for the year ending 31 December 2019 and it enjoyed a 22% increase in turnover in its parcels and international divisions. During the period the company opened a new hub in Bedford for mail and parcels and it said […]
Parcelforce Worldwide is to invest £75m in its network and hubs over the next four years, creating 1,000 new jobs. The investment, which is part of parent company Royal Mail Group’s strategy to expand its express parcel business in the UK and internationally, will also see the opening of a new parcel processing centre in Chorley, Lancashire, as well as two additional depots in Cornwall and Hampshire. There are also plans for nine of its 53 existing depots across the […]
Palletways has significantly increased its capacity at its central hub in Lichfield, Staffordshire, after taking on the former UK Pallets site on Fradley Distribution Park.
UPS has launched a new click and collect service across 600 locations in the UK.