Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016. The company abandoned the final mile trials it was running in Manchester, Liverpool and London in June 2015 after its financial backer LDC withdrew its support. CEO Nick Wells accused Royal Mail of “screwing” Whistl’s operation by behaving anti-competitively. An Ofcom investigation into final mile access is […]
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.
Two major business wins helped turnover at Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son increase by 13% last year.
A quarter of SME online retailers plan to focus on improving their delivery and returns processes in 2013 as the sector becomes more competitive. A study commissioned by Royal Mail revealed that small online retailers will prioritise improving their delivery and returns services above improving the range and quality of products they sell and pricing more competitively. Over half of the small e-tailers questioned saw an increase in sales last year. Some 64% are confident that sales will rise in […]