UPS rallied last year after seeing a fall in both pre-tax profits and turnover in 2019, according to its latest annual results. In the 12 months to 31 December 2019, the UK arm of the US parcel delivery giant UPS Inc, saw its turnover fall to £1bn (2018: £1.1bn) in the period, with pre-tax profits also falling to £93.4m (2018: £102.2m). However the company’s performance improved in the first half of 2020 after an initial rocky start, according to the […]
Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital.
DPD UK has confirmed the appointment of Elaine Kerr (pictured) as chief executive from 1 June 2021.
Hermes has won a five-year contract extension with plus-size women’s clothing firm JD Williams, for handling UK and cross-border home deliveries. The extended deal, which will run until 2017, will see the parcels firm handling more than 15 million items per year for JD Williams’ 32 brands. Goods will be collected from DCs in Shaw, Greater Manchester and Hadfield, Derbyshire, in a fleet of 15 trailers before being transported to Hermes’ northern hub in Warrington for sorting and onward delivery […]