The 2020 Motor Transport Top 100 has highlighted the success of online retailing even before the Covid-19 pandemic, with parcel carriers such as Hermes, Yodel, DPD and UPS all increasing sales at double the industry average rate of 2.3%. The figures for the Top 100 come mainly from companies’ 2019 accounts and so are not affected by the Covid-19 crisis. However, it is clear that the home delivery specialists have been the major beneficiaries as consumers have taken to the […]
DPDgroup UK, which trades as DPD and Interlink Express, has seen turnover rise 26% and pre-tax profit increase 19.6% and said it is “well placed to deliver further growth”.
The Pall-Ex pallet network has signed up MT Top 100 company C Butt as a member. The Northamptonshire based company will start operations for Pall-Ex on 8 October. It will serve the CV postcodes, before expanding into the NN postcode region next year. Adrian Russell, chief executive of Pall-Ex, said: “C Butt is a key player in logistics, and its capacity means that it can cover a large area very effectively for the Pall-Ex network.” C Butt will operate two […]
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