The jury is still out on the success of the privatisation of the Royal Mail, said parcel services broker Fastlane International, after a leak of the Labour Manifesto for the 2017 general election called for it to return to public ownership. The leaked manifesto said: “The Conservative government’s privatisation of Royal Mail was a historic mistake, selling off another national asset on the cheap. “Labour will reverse this privatisation at the earliest opportunity, because it is a profitable company that […]
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 […]
Royal Mail will launch the UK’s largest click and collect network later this year, introducing the service to over 10,000 Post Office branches.