Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa. In the White Paper ‘Scotland’s Future’, the pro-independence lobby said that the Scottish government were opposed to the October privatisation of Royal Mail – as it was “a shared asset that belonged to all parts of the UK”. It added that “a privatised Royal Mail threatens the quality of service and risks further increasing the price […]
WH Malcolm saw both turnover and pre-tax profit rise in the 12 months ending 31 January 2013 as it “enjoyed an increase in activity levels”.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]