Final mile postal workers could boycott mail handled by private sector firms in the new year, after a consultative ballot of Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members at the Royal Mail. The union said that it had concerns that competition in the market for final mile postal deliveries, from the likes of TNT Post, was “undermining the sustainability of the universal service”. It is calling for postal regulator Ofcom to: Protect the universal service and end cherry-picking of delivery services. Maintain […]
UPS has confirmed its introduction of a surcharge on UK customers to reflect disruption caused by the Covid-19 outbreak and rocketing demand for online goods.
Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016.
A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed.