TNT Post is to conduct a second end-to-end delivery trial from mid-April in west London, following the successful conclusion of a final-mile trial in Liverpool. The private postal operator has held long-term ambitions to roll-out a complete end-to-end service rivalling Royal Mail, but says it has been unable to achieve this goal due to the national incumbent’s exemption on final mile deliveries. Nick Wells, TNT Post chief executive, says: “TNT Post has built an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and […]
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.
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.