The government has confirmed it will sell shares in Royal Mail on the London Stock Exchange in the next few weeks. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) said it intends to sell the majority of its share in the post and parcel operator, but the size of the stake will depend on market conditions at the time of floatation, investor interest and value for money for taxpayers. The initial public offering will comprise a retail offer in the […]
DX Group sales and marketing director Paul Doble has warned that online retailers are in danger of overwhelming capacity on their distribution networks in the run up to Christmas. Financial services firm Experian has predicted a 36% rise in online retail visits today and Doble said retailers should re-assess their delivery capabilities. Carriers are offering collection two working days before Christmas. TNT Express, DPD, FedEx, Hermes and UK Mail all said that 21 December is the last day they can […]
Royal Mail and the Communication Workers Union have made “significant progress” in avoiding stike action at the recently privatised business.
More than 700 Co-operative Food Group drivers are being balloted for industrial action over a plan to transfer around 50 drivers in the Midlands to haulier Eddie Stobart this April.