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UPS appeared confident about its preparations for this year’s festive season peak, as it issued latest quarter results that were above analyst forecasts.
The UK Government has insisted that it achieved value for money for the taxpayer in selling off Royal Mail, despite the huge increase in the share price immediate after the company was floated on the London Stock Exchange.
Royal Mail’s biggest rival in the UK postal market, Whistl have lost a High Court Challenge to have the former state-owned postal operator’s VAT exemption removed, reports Reuters.
Midlands-based, address management company Postcode Anywhere has announced the appointment of a new business development manager, Canadian-born Danny O’Boyle marking the next phase in the company’s growth.
Parcel carrier Hermes Germany is taking on 5,500 additional workers to help boost its capabilities in the run-up to Christmas.
bpost is restructuring bpost international under the leadership of Dave Mays, the current CEO of Landmark Global, to better meet the needs of the parcel global e-commerce market.
Local retailers in Dutch cities Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague can locally deliver online orders within hours thanks to a new partnership between Dutch developer of Delivery Management Software Paazl and bike messenger company De Versnelling.
Finland’s postal operator Itella has said it will abandon its business activities in the fields of air and sea freight in Scandinavia.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is forecasting another record holiday. The company expects to move more than 290 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve, an 8.8 percent increase in overall year-over-year Peak seasonal volume.
eBay is launching a new click and collect offering in Germany, along with a new same-day delivery service with DHL.