Price increases and a rise in parcel volumes have contributed to Royal Mail Group’s continuing rise in annual profit and turnover, the firm said today. Its UK parcels, international and letters (UKPIL) division, which encompasses its Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands, saw year-on-year EBITDA before transformation costs jump 45% to £775m for the 53 weeks ended 31 March 2013. This compared with £533m for the 52 weeks ended 25 March 2013. Division turnover increased by 6% to £7.6bn (2012: […]
Currie European’s MD said it had been focusing on customer and route profitability during 2016, in order to mitigate limited success in increasing its rates.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.