Hermes to open new Bolton depot

UK carrier Hermes is to open a new depot in Bolton ahead of the 2021 peak delivery season. This purpose unit is being put into operation thanks to massive growth in Hermes delivery business in the last year – more than 50% in terms of parcel volumes as against 2019. The new Wingates Estate Hermes ...

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Major job cuts mooted at FedEx European operations

FedEx is to cut up to 6,300 jobs across its European business as the merger with TNT continues. The US logistics giant acquired TNT in 2016 and now has access ...

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Glovo to radically grow its infrastructure

Swiss real estate investment firm Stoneweg is to invest €100 million in multi-category fulfilment and delivery firm Glovo. The money is to go into building more than 80 ‘dark store’ ...

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Helen Day to be new Pall-Ex Business Development Manager

Helen Day is to be Business Development Manager at Pall-Ex. Her main focus will be on the Fortec Distribution Network. Day came into logistics at the beginning of her career ...

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DPD UK extends EU-UK operations suspension

After suspending its operations between the UK and EU at the beginning of the year due to a sizeable number of customers getting their paperwork wrong, DPD UK has announced ...

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Hurricane Commerce agrees deal with ELI Holdings

Cross-border trade software specialists Hurricane Commerce has agreed a deal with UK-China business organisation ELI Holdings to support Chinese companies involved in international e-commerce. UK based Hurricane Commerce provides businesses ...

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InPost offers digital receipts for parcels dropped at parcel lockers

Smart parcel locker company InPost has announced it is offering digital receipts for its parcels across its UK parcel locker network. The digital receipts, that are sent to the customer’s ...

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DHL Express orders new Boeing freighter aircraft

DHL Express has placed an order for eight new Boeing 777 freighters. This is part of the international express delivery company’s investment in its intercontinental air freight market to meet ...

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Fastview360 – TfL’s DVS implementation not to be delayed

Driver monitoring company Fastview360 has spoken to Transport for London (TfL) that has confirmed the pandemic is not to delay the implementation of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for trucks ...

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FedEx Express operations going well despite Brexit

FedEx Express has released a statement saying their Brexit preparations have worked well. Just 0.5% of packages leaving the UK for the EU have had incorrect paperwork – a problem ...

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