Royal Mail celebrated the first wave of graduates to achieve its Foundation Degree in Logistics from Aston University last week, with more than £400,000 in operational cost savings posting an extra boost to the occasion. Designed for experienced managers who may not have studied since leaving school, the qualification combines work-based and academic study and takes two years to complete. In year two, a project overseen by senior Royal Mail logistics managers is undertaken, with more than £400,000 of savings […]
Today Wincanton posted what its MD Eric Born (pictured) called a “boringly predictable” set of half year results, with a 1.6% decline in group turnover and a 2.6% increase in operating profit.
Royal Mail missed its first class mail delivery target last year, after it experienced final mile delivery difficulties during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the wintery weather throughout January, February and March.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has pledged to take its fight to the courtroom after Royal Mail applied for a High Court injunction to prevent postal workers taking strike action later this month.