The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has scheduled talks with Royal Mail every day this week to try to reach an agreement ahead of planned strike action next week (4 November). The talks come in addition to three days of negotiations last week and follow the CWU issuing the operator with a formal notification of 24-hour strike action on Monday (28 October). The union said the strike will take place if no agreement is reached by the end of this week, […]
The government is to sell its remaining stake in Royal Mail, completing the company’s journey from public-to-private road transport heavyweight.
UPS and TNT Express do not now expect their multi-billion euro merger, announced in March, to be completed until early 2013. The operators had originally hoped to seal a deal in the first half of the year, but involvement from the European Commission as regulator scuppered this timetable. Last month the European Commission temporarily suspended the takeover to allow regulators more time to gather information, a process that is ongoing. Despite this UPS and TNT had still expected to complete […]
TNT Post is continuing to increase its final-mile delivery coverage, making its first official deliveries in Liverpool today.