Tag Archives: parcels

Canadian Teamsters reach agreement with UPS Canada

UPS Canada has reached a tentative agreement with the Canada Council of Teamsters on pay and conditions for around 7,000 of its workers. Over five years the international delivery business ...

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UK e-tailers hit by DDoS attacks

A number of UK online tech shops have been hit by DDoS attacks. The series of attacks have come with ransom demands from a group demanding 16.66 Bitcoins (around £3000) ...

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Secured Mail offers lifeline in case of oversubscription on Black Friday

With an expected £1bn of goods expected to be bought on Black Friday this year, Secured Mail has announced it is offering a lifeline to any online retailers overwhelmed by ...

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No objections by EU to FedEx TNT deal

It has been reported by FedEx that the EU antitrust enforcer is unlikely to raise objections to the proposed acquisition of Netherlands based TNT. The EU rejected a previous bid ...

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Union calls on Canada Post cuts to halt

With the newly elected Liberal government taking the reins having campaigned heavily on stopping the cuts to the Canada Post home delivery services, the CUPW postal workers union has called ...

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Deutsche Post stamp price hike in Germany

Deutsche Post has announced that the price of some stamps is to go up in Germany in January. The price hike must be approved by the federal network agency (the ...

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Royal Mail Local Collect network extended

1,222 new collection points for the Royal Mail Local Collect have been opened at delivery offices across the UK. The network already has 10,500 collection points at Post Offices around ...

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Connect Group turnover benefits from buying Tuffnells

UK distribution company Connect Group saw higher turnover this financial year after buying parcel freight business Tuffnells. Though profits were down, revenues increased significantly due to Tuffnells input, and this ...

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Amazon to buy out remaining 75% stake of Colis Prive

Amazon is about to buy the final 75% of the French parcel delivery company Colis Prive. Earlier this year the online shopping giant bought a 25% stake in the delivery ...

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Argos to run eBay delivery service

UK high street giant Argos and online marketplace eBay have agreed a deal whereby consumer sellers can send their goods to buyers by dropping them off at a local Argos ...

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