The post and parcels industry has said the impending Royal Mail strike could force customers to rethink their delivery options as rival operators prepare for disruption to their final-mile deliveries. Patrick Gallagher, CEO at same-day carrier CitySprint, said retailers have been gearing up for potential strike action since the ballot by the Communication Workers Union (CWU) was revealed in September. “No network in the UK has the domestic delivery reach or capability of the Royal Mail, underlining the dependency of […]
Whistl has become the first company to secure a postal contract with the Government of Northern Ireland which will see it process 20m items of mail a year.
Regulatory approval for the multi-billion euro UPS and TNT Express merger is dependent on whether the new company would be challenged enough by its competitors, the European Commission has said. If the deal is approved, the number of major parcel delivery companies in Europe will be reduced from four to three, which the regulator is concerned will reduce the amount of competitive service customers will have access to. Joaquín Almunia, vice president of the European Commission, responsible for competition policy, […]
TNT Post is continuing to increase its final-mile delivery coverage, making its first official deliveries in Liverpool today.