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 […]
Royal Mail is considering applying a fuel surcharge to some of its contract parcels and mail services, while rival carrier UK Mail has reduced parcel prices for SMEs.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has scheduled talks with Royal Mail every day this week to try to reach an agreement ahead of planned strike action next week (4 November).
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.