Royal Mail to hire 19,000 temporary staff over Christmas

As the seasonal shopping and postal rush kicks in, Royal Mail is to hire 19,000 temporary staff to meet the increased demand this Christmas. The peak of the temporary work will be in December. A range of shifts will be hired for between mid November and mid January. Around 14,000 additional people will work in ...

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Beumer Group to install sorting machine at DPD Ireland, Athlone

Beumer Group has been awarded a contract to install a fully automatic parcel sortation system to DPD Ireland. The machine will be installed as part of the extension of the ...

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Siemens to supply Australia Post with Open Mail Handling System

German electronics giant Siemens has been awarded the contract to supply Australia Post will the Open Mail Handling System (OMS) for flats sorting, as part of Australia Posts’s rationalisation of ...

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Apex Insight comment on the opening of the new DPD superhub

This week marks the opening of DPD’s new hub, billed as the largest and most modern in Europe. Its opening is a testament to the success of DPD in achieving ...

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TNT China upgrades air freight facility in Shanghai

TNT China has announced a major upgrade to its facility at Shanghai International Airport Freight Centre. The PVG international gateway facility has been moved to a new building. The company ...

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TNT becomes exclusive carrier for Harding Safety

TNT has won a five year contract to be the exclusive carrier for international lifesaving equipment supplier Harding Safety. TNT will be the supplier for all spares shipment for the ...

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Patrizia Immobilien creates new pan European logistics division

German company Patrizia Immobilien has created a new division for the pan European logistics property business. The platform, based in Amsterdam, has been established to provide services according to the ...

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UPS opens new UK contract logistics facility

In the face of increasing demand from local businesses, UPS has opened a new contract logistics facility in the close to its Birch Coppice facility in Warwickshire. The new 13,000 ...

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Yusen opens new pharma logistics facility at Schipol

Yusen Logistics has opened a new 1200 square metre facility at Schipol Airport in the Netherlands. Pharma Gateway has been designed to be a link between the company’s Antwerp import ...

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FedEx Freight technicians sweep the board at SuperTech competition

Four FedEx Freight maintenance technicians secured the top four spots at the 2015 TMC SuperTech competition in Orlando last week. The annual competition is run by the American Trucking Association ...

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