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Thu, 28th August, 2014

AICES is the trade organisation in the United Kingdom for companies handling international express documents and package shipments.

AICES membership – which includes household names such as DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS – employs over 37,000 people directly, supports a further 84,000 jobs indirectly, and is responsible for over 95% of the international courier and express shipments moved through the UK every day. Our services provide the “just-in-time” information and goods that organisations from hospitals to financial institutions rely upon.

“The express industry is expected to grow by 6.7% per annum over the next ten years, nearly three times as fast as GDP, as the industry serves the increasing need for rapid, guaranteed delivery - especially from companies in the fastest growing sectors of the economy.  As a result, the catalytic contribution of the express industry to UK GDP is set to increase over the next twenty years, to more than £5 billion a year in 2004 prices."  Oxford Economic Forecasting