Tuffnells has returned to profit just six months after being bought by the firm’s management team in May this year. Dubbed ‘The Big Green Parcel Machine’ after its fleet of 1,200 green trucks, the Sheffield-based firm employs 2,300 staff and specialises in delivering mixed freight and items of irregular dimension and weight (IDW). When it was sold by Connect Group in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown the company was making losses amounting to around £14m on annual revenues […]
RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has congratulated the Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps for his part in the re-opening of the UK-French border but warned that the situation is far from resolved and that hundreds of drivers may not make it home for Christmas.
The majority of online shoppers are unwilling to pay extra for premium parcel delivery, despite demanding greater choice and flexibility, a Hermes survey has revealed. The carrier has stressed the importance of offering a variety of delivery options, after a survey of 1,000 e-retail customers, commissioned by Hermes, found that many did not want to pay extra to cover the additional cost of evening deliveries, despite wanting access to parcels in the evening. Hermes sales and marketing director Gary Winter […]