UK Mail saw a 25% year-on-year increase in daily parcels volume during the first quarter of this year, the post and parcel carrier has revealed. The firm’s interim management statement, covering the period from 1 April to 30 June 2013, and published today, shows that group turnover for the first quarter was up 6% on the same period last year. Its parcels division performed well, with daily volume rising by a quarter. It also expects moderate growth in volumes as […]
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