Does Amazon really matter to intra-European express, postal, courier and ground transport?

A Google News search today of the term “Amazon” yields 566,000 hits. Indeed, the online retailing behemoth is seemingly everywhere, dominating discussions in the airfreight market, but just how important is Amazon to the intra-European freight market? The answer will surprise you. Recently, we took a brief look at the importance of Amazon for the […]

West Atlantic scores major new contract with Royal Mail

Sweden-based all-cargo carrier West Atlantic won a major expansion of its contract with the UK postal service Royal Mail. The company says the new contract “will increase Group revenue by approximately 25% annually.” The change is the result of strong package and parcel growth at Royal Mail, driven by its e-commerce customers. Following a public […]

West Atlantic scores major new contract with Royal Mail

Sweden-based all-cargo carrier West Atlantic won a major expansion of its contract with the UK postal service Royal Mail. How major? West Atlantic says the new contract “will increase Group revenue by approximately 25% annually.” Following a public procurement process during which Royal Mail conducted an evaluation of solutions designed to support its domestic air […]

Another huge loss for the USPS

  • David Harris
  • June 27, 2014
  • Express
The US Postal Service reported a net loss of $1.9 billion in its second fiscal quarter (ended 31 March). While growing package service volumes (including last mile delivery for express companies) increased, driving total revenue for the quarter up 2.3% to $16.73 billion, the USPS faces continuing decline in volume and revenue for its core […]
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