Ofcom has launched a consultation on allowing Royal Mail the commercial freedom to roll out its ‘delivery to neighbour’ scheme across the UK. At present, Royal Mail is the only major UK postal company currently not permitted to deliver to a neighbour. If Ofcom makes these changes to Royal Mail’s delivery obligations, the company could leave mail items with a neighbour in the event that consumers are not in to receive them. This would avoid larger postal items, certain items […]
Royal Mail is to open 10 temporary parcel sorting sites between now and Christmas to sort a significant amount of its peak volumes.
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.
Soaring inflation, cost of living crisis and falling demand for Covid-19 test kits sees Royal Mail lose “£1m a day”
High inflation, the cost of living crisis and a fall in demand for Covid-19 test kits have seen Royal Mail’s total parcel volumes plummet, with the company currently losing £1m a day, according to Keith Williams, chair of Royal Mail.