TNT Post has extended its end-to-end delivery service in south-west London as it seeks to provide customers with an alternative to Royal Mail. It has taken on an additional 500 staff in the London Borough’s of Wandsworth, Hammersmith and Fulham, Merton and Lambeth, where it has introduced ‘final mile’ deliveries following a successful trial in west London last year. Post and packets will be delivered directly to businesses and households using its track and trace technology, where every item is […]
TNT Post is to go to court next month to challenge rival Royal Mail’s tax exemption status as the universal service provider, just as the state-owed post and parcel carrier prepares for its floatation.
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have revealed the details of their agreement which has ended the lengthy dispute between the two parties.
CitySprint experienced a 41% rise in same day retail deliveries in June, but saw a 15% drop in orders during the Olympic games. The same day distribution company reported that orders were up 10% on figures for April and May, during a month of unseasonably wet weather that saw shoppers avoiding the high street. Patrick Gallagher, CitySprint chief executive, said: “Whilst delivery volumes fluctuate throughout the year, June was a particularly strong month for us, and I suspect that this […]