Royal Mail has called for its regulator to protect it from last mile delivery competitors such as TNT Post, claiming that TNT’s expansion plans could cut £200m from its annual turnover. In a report to Ofcom, which is also currently investigating a complaint made by TNT Post about changes to Royal Mail’s Access contracts, the post and parcel operator claimed it has to deliver items that TNT Post sees as unprofitable or difficult to deliver. It accused it of ‘cherry […]
John Lewis has awarded a three year contract to Hermes, which will see the parcel carrier handle 48-hour home deliveries for parcels under 15kg. Parcels will be collected from the retailer’s regional depots six days per week and delivered to Hermes’ national hub in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, where they will be sorted. They will then be transported to one of Hermes’ regional depots and distributed to customers via one of its 7,500 couriers across the UK. The firm, who handle a […]
TNT Post will expand its final mile delivery service into Greater Manchester in November as part of its plans to roll-out a nationwide end-to-end network.
14) Moya Greene Title: Chief executive officer, Royal Mail The Motor Transport Top 100 employ more than 331,690 people across the country. However, Royal Mail’s 143,000 employees account for 43.1% of that total. Or in other words, no one in road transport is responsible for more jobs in this industry than Greene.