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IoC News - August 2013

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Logistics Link north Trade show

Logistics Link north Trade show, October 8th and 9th, for this year the event will return to its old venue at Doncaster Race Course, IOC likely set to be their showcasing best practice in logistics and reporting on the national courier awards winners from Sept 18 which will again take place at the Inst of Directors, Pall Mall London.

CitySprint growth for biggest UK same day footprint

City Sprint figures show sales up over thirty per cent, exceeding a hundred million of sales stamps them clear as the largest same day provider in the UK.

UPS gets new UK boss, George Willis

UPS gets new UK boss, George Willis replaces Cindy Miller to become MD of UK & Ireland. George holds almost thirty years track record with UPS and has arrived from the post of US operations manager. He will be responsible for strategy and business development in the UK. 'We have great strength in the UK team & there are considerable opportunities here for UPS. I am keen to further expand the Point B2C network in the UK.'

DPD best technology for four new depots

DPD using best technology for four new depots, nearly forty thousand square feet in Sheffield will use latest sorting technology and focus for  vehicle access. DPD CeO Dwain McDonald, 'our four new depots give us a huge advantage, Norfolk, Teesside, Smethwick and Sheffield'

UK Mail, e-commerce, sales & profit all up

UK Mail, e-commerce, sales & profit up, over seventeen million quid before tax. 17.8 million profit before tax for the year to march, sales up to 475 million, mail revenue up over fifteen per cent to 240 million, and parcels up ten per cent to revenue just short of 190 million. Chief exec, Guy Buswell, ' The rise in e-commerce and e-communication, privatisation of Royal Mail, our model has the inherent strength to adapt, grasping opportunity of changing markets.'

 

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