Whistl has become the first company to secure a postal contract with the Government of Northern Ireland which will see it process 20m items of mail a year. The five-year deal will see the carrier collect mail from a number of departments and public sector bodies within the government, sort it, and transport it to Royal Mail for final mile delivery. The departments listed in the contract include those of education, health, finance and transport. To meet the workload from […]
Only half the foreign-registered trucks visiting Northern Ireland are paying the HGV Road User Levy, NI minister of the environment, Mark Durkan, has suggested.
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
Royal Mail has said it delivered a “resilient performance in challenging markets” despite its group profit falling by a third in the last year.