Royal Mail will launch the UK’s largest click and collect network later this year, introducing the service to over 10,000 Post Office branches. The post and parcel carrier is currently in talks with a number of major online retailers about offering the service on their websites when it becomes available later this year. It also hopes to extend the service to smaller e-tailers in 2014. Over 4,000 Post Office stores will remain opened outside of usual hours when the initiative […]
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
The government is to sell its remaining stake in Royal Mail, completing the company’s journey from public-to-private road transport heavyweight.