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 […]
Royal Mail retains 10,000 flexible workers amid record volumes but admits to service issues caused by pandemic
Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels.
UK Mail Group has reported an increase in both parcel volumes and turnover in its mail business for the third quarter of its current financial year.
Royal Mail has received approval to revamp its final mile delivery service, and will roll out its Delivery to Neighbour initiative next week. It has received regulatory approval from Ofcom to launch the programme on Monday 1 October, allowing the firm to deliver large items or items that require a signature to a neighbouring address if no one is home to receive them. Until now it was the only major delivery company in the UK who did not offer the […]