The UK parcels division of transportation services company United
Carriers (UC) has appointed the Grayling Group to handle trade press
relations for an estimated annual fee of pounds 50,000. CIB
Communications Consultants, Barclay Stratton and Citygate Dewe Rogerson
also pitched. Key Communications worked for UC on a project basis last
year, but resigned over a conflict of interest. Grayling-owned Hudson
Sandler handles financial PR.