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. TNT Post believes that Royal Mail should not have a 20% advantage over other parcel carriers if it becomes a privately-owed company. Currently, European law states that companies that provide a universal service, like Royal Mail, can be granted tax exemptions. A spokeswoman for TNT Post […]
Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.
DPD is to open three new depots in London, Southampton and Dundee to handle the expected increase in parcel volumes this Christmas. The expansion – an investment of £4.3m by DPD – is expected to create 150 new jobs across its new depots at Southwark in London, Hedge End in Southampton and the West Pitkerro industrial site in Dundee. The new £2.3m Hedge End depot is set to replace its existing site at Chandlers Ford and will become fully operational […]
Royal Mail has confirmed CEO Moya Greene will retire in September, with the boss of its GLS division taking her place from 1 June.