PostNL opens Tilburg sort centre

PostNL has opened its new 7,600 square metre Tilburg sorting centre. This is the third parcel sorting centre opened by the postal operator this year, with Tilburg following sites at Dordrecht and Almere. With 25 sorting centres around the country, PostNL says that it is ready for the coming peak season beginning in early December. ...

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Palletforce generated £5m of new business to members

Pallet network Palletforce has said it has generated around £5 million of new business to its members over the last 12 months, across 200 trading accounts. This amounts to more ...

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Tuffnells agrees new sale and leaseback deal

Connect Group division, Tuffnells Parcels Express has agreed a £5.17 million sale and leaseback deal with Campus Overseas Corp. This is for two warehouses in Kent and Lancashire. The Tuffnells ...

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Robert Ross to be new CFO at Xpediator

International freight management company Xpediator has appointed Robert Ross as Chief Financial Officer of the group. He is to assume his responsibilities from the 1st January 2020. Ross’s last role ...

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Singles Day increases New Zealand Post’s volumes

Singles Day, the 11/11 ‘global shopping festival’ that originated in China, is being tested by retailers around the world. New Zealand Post has seen a spike in deliveries around this ...

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Royal Mail fails in competition fine appeal

Royal Mail’s application to the Competition Appeals Tribunal to have its record £50 million fine withdrawn has failed. The fine was imposed in August 2018 when Whistl was trying to ...

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Menzies Distribution opens newstrade hub

Print media delivery specialists Menzies Distribution has opened a new, 24-hour ‘newstrade hub’ in Inverness that is designed to manage magazine deliveries and returns for retailers. Before the hub was ...

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FTA calls for looser immigration policy in logistics

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has responded to the government’s call for evidence regarding having a salary threshold for future immigration policy. UK unemployment is very low, and logistics relies ...

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DHL reports steady Q3 growth

Group revenue at Deutsche Post DHL Group grew by 4.7% in the third quarter (Q3) to €15.6 million. DHL’s operating profit nearly tripled in the quarter from €376 million in ...

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FedEx expands GCC interests

FedEx Express has extended its reach in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region by offering direct services to and from Oman.
 FedEx has been working into Oman since 1993 through ...

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