Tuesday January 21, 2020

Barry J Whyte on Business

Planning issues and Brexit are delivering multiple problems for Parcel Motel

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

3rd March, 2019
John Tuohy, chief executive, Parcel Motel

It’s been a tough year for Parcel Motel, and it might be about to get tougher.

Just last summer it ran into some fairly tricky planning problems when it emerged that a big chunk of its very profitable network of parcel delivery units – which have become a recognisable sight on petrol station forecourts up and down the country – would have to go back to their respective local planning authorities for planning...

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