DPD Germany Now Offers 100% Coverage of Saturday Deliveries

DPD Germany has announced that Saturday deliveries are now available from all its distribution centres in Germany. With the latest addition of the distribution centre in Vorpommern Altentreptow, the company now provides private customers with Saturday delivery across the whole of Germany. DPD has been providing a Saturday service in selected regions in Germany since ...

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Geodis Acquires US 3PL Ozburn-Hessey Logistics

Geodis, owned by SNCF, announced that it has agreed to acquire Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL), a US third-party logistics provider. OHL was founded in 1951 and is a leading third-party logistics ...

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DHL Targets Austria To Build Parcel Network

Deutsche Post DHL announced that it will establish its own parcel network in Austria. The parcel operator stated that it will be the first service provider to ‘precisely tailor both ...

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John Lewis To Open Customer Delivery Hub in Leeds

John Lewis has announced that it will open a new customer delivery hub in Leeds. John Lewis has signed a 20 year lease on a 50,500 square foot distribution warehouse. ...

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Amazon Will No Longer Deliver to Collect+ Stores

Amazon has announced on its UK website that it will no longer be delivering to Collect+ stores from 24th August 2015. In a statement posted in the Pickup Locations section ...

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New Look Offers Collections and Returns Through Doddle

New Look and Doddle have announced that New Look is now offering free collections and returns through its partnership with parcel shop network Doddle. Doddle operates an agnostic parcel shop ...

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EmergeVest to Acquire Palletforce for £30 million

The owner of NFT Distribution, EmergeVest, announced that it is to acquire Palletforce for £30 million. The acquisition is being made by Forcefield Bidco, which has been formed for the ...

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PostNL Announces Test of ‘Home Delivery Box’

PostNL has announced that it has been undertaking a market ‘test’ of a home delivery box since May 2015. The company has been employing a plastic box which makes it ...

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New Report Shows Pawnbroking Market Recovery Following Gold Price Fall and Payday Lending Cap

Apex insight has just published a new edition of its report on Pawnbrokers and high street loan stores. The market consists of high-street shops which offer combinations of pawnbroking and ...

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Commercial due diligence in the Middle East

By Vincent Schuller Commercial due diligence to support private equity and corporate investors on transactions can be more an art than a science. In markets like the UK, the US ...

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