Royal Mail has said its Christmas deliveries will not be affected by industrial action, as it reaches an agreement with the Communication Workers Union (CWU) after weeks of talks. The operator, which last week admitted the threat of industrial action had caused it to lose business to rival carriers, said the two parties have come to an agreement over pay, legal protections, industrial stability and pensions. The details of the proposed agreement have not been revealed. Although the result of […]
Royal Mail’s overseas division was still driving business growth in Q1 of its financial year, as letter volumes continued to plummet.
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 […]
TNT Post is giving its customers the ability to monitor the status of their parcel and packet deliveries for the first time with the launch of a track and trace system.