Share prices in the industry have not changed dramatically since last week. Most have seen a small increase in value, apart from Stobart, which saw its share value remain static. The share price at UK Mail has also continued to rise, after a slight fluctuation last week. The rise came despite a recent Channel 4 Dispatches report that showed warehouse staff at UK Mail’s Bournemouth depot throwing parcels marked fragile around,which provided a few negative headlines in the main-stream press. […]
It is amazing what an up-beat trading statement can do. Transport related shares have been stuck in the doldrums for a while, but all it took was for UK Mail to say it saw its highest ever daily volumes across its parcels and mail divisions in March, and it is jolly hockey sticks all round
The GMB union has held a protest outside a Marks and Spencer retail store over the rates of pay awarded to agency staff at the retailer’s Swindon DC, which was operated until January by Wincanton and is now run by DHL Supply Chain.