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 offset declining letter volume with its growing parcels operation in a year that saw it surpass the £10bn turnover mark for the first time, but saw pre-tax profit fall by more than a third (37%).
Royal Mail scooped the Company of the Year accolade at the Women in Logistics (WIL) UK awards last Friday (20 September) in Solihull.
Royal Mail has revealed that fuel costs for its fleet of 37,000 light and heavy commercial vehicles are at a record high, pushing it to introduce a fuel surcharge for the first time.