Royal Mail’s overseas division was still driving business growth in Q1 of its financial year, as letter volumes continued to plummet. For the three months ended 25 June, the first quarter of Royal Mail’s financial year, the group saw turnover growth of 1%. Its UK letters and parcels division, UKPIL, suffered a 1% turnover drop, while its overseas GLS grew revenue by 6%. Within UKPIL parcels volumes grew 5%, which the group said was driven by new contracts and growing […]
Enquiries about in-cab breathalysers have risen sharply since the crash on the M1 involved an HGV driver found to be over the drink-drive limit.
Royal Mail is planning a nationwide roll out of its ‘Delivery to Neighbour’ service in late September, to bring its final mile service more in line with competitors. Currently the only major delivery company not offering the service, it is awaiting regulatory approval from Ofcom, which will allow Royal Mail to deliver large parcels and items that require a signature to neighbours when customers are out. Mike Newnham, Royal Mail’s chief customer officer, says: “The results of the trial showed […]
Royal Mail has won a three-year contract with book retailer Waterstones to handle delivery of all online goods.