TNT Post is to go to court next month to challenge rival Royal Mail’s tax exemption status as the universal service provider, just as the state-owed post and parcel carrier prepares for its floatation. TNT Post believes that Royal Mail should not have a 20% advantage over other parcel carriers if it becomes a privately-owed company. Currently, European law states that companies that provide a universal service, like Royal Mail, can be granted tax exemptions. A spokeswoman for TNT Post […]
TNT Post has extended its end-to-end delivery service in south-west London as it seeks to provide customers with an alternative to Royal Mail.
Royal Mail Group chief executive Moya Greene said that next year “would be a good aim” for the planned sale of the firm. Although there is no definite time frame for Royal Mail to be privatised, the government hopes the firm receives the capital it needs in 2013, Greene said at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Marketforce Future of UK Postal Services conference in London yesterday (4 December). Greene said: “I know that Her Majesty’s government would like […]
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]