UK Mail’s share price continues to climb as does its turnover. The company said this week that it has seen year-on-year daily parcel volumes increase by 25% in the first quarter of this year, with Q1 turnover also up 6%. Defying the diminishing mail market trend, UK Mail is also one of the only major postal carriers to see an increase in volume in Q1. With claims of more business in the pipeline for the rest of the year, it […]
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.
The threat of a tanker driver strike could now be averted, as the Unite union and fuel distribution companies reach agreement over a new set of proposals. Unite has also been given an extended industrial action mandate of 21 May to allow it time to discuss the new proposals with its 1,200 tanker driver members. Peter Harwood, Acas chief conciliator, who has been heading up the negotiations, says: “Following a further two days of intensive discussions, a final set of […]