DHL Parcel UK takes over The Parcel Shop Network

UK Mail is to take over The Parcel Shop Network in an agreement between UK Mail’s parent company DHL and Smiths News.

The Parcel Shop Network delivers the Pass My Parcel service that is set to close soon. According to Smiths News and DHL Parcel UK (the new name for UK Mail as of today) they will be supporting the parcel shop operators as the transition takes place between now and June 2019 when the takeover is complete.

In a statement announcing the agreement, Peter Fuller, CEO of DHL Parcel UK said “We are fully committed to the maintenance and growth of the parcel shop network and look forward to working in partnership towards a period of sustained growth”.

Jonathan Bunting, Connect Group Chief Operating Officer said, “We are delighted to have been able to reach this agreement with DHL who are committed to grow the network. We have received great support from all of our parcel shop partners and we are pleased that they will continue to provide and benefit from this service with DHL”.