Post & Parcel has published the second part of the piece written by Paul Jackson, chairman of Triangle Management Services. In this part, he is looking into the history of the express industry.
By 1980, TNT had decided that the best way of securing the intra-Europe overnight door-to-door market was on an agency basis. A number of European distribution companies were appointed to act as TNT agents, but the concept, which went under the banner of Europfast, lacked the necessary “closed system” and left TNT’s European quest in a moribund condition.
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