The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results. As a result, the recently privatised carrier expects that parcel volumes for the nine months to December 2013 will remain broadly unchanged, depending on the strength of the Christmas peak. Its results for the six months ending 29 September 2013 show a 147% growth in […]
Lockwood Haulage saw its annual turnover climb by almost 20% to £17.5m in its latest reporting period, thanks to new wins and the development of existing partnerships.
Royal Mail managers have voted to accept an increased pay offer, resolving a conflict that saw 4,800 of the carrier’s employees take industrial action earlier this year.