Price increases and a rise in parcel volumes have contributed to Royal Mail Group’s continuing rise in annual profit and turnover, the firm said today. Its UK parcels, international and letters (UKPIL) division, which encompasses its Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands, saw year-on-year EBITDA before transformation costs jump 45% to £775m for the 53 weeks ended 31 March 2013. This compared with £533m for the 52 weeks ended 25 March 2013. Division turnover increased by 6% to £7.6bn (2012: […]
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
Royal Mail has won a two-year contract to collect and deliver bulk mail for councils across London.
Royal Mail has made an improved pay offer to its management staff, and is to hold two days of meetings with Unite in a bid to end the ongoing pay dispute.