Parcel volumes over the summer at UK Mail were below expectations, causing turnover to slip 1% year-on-year in the first half of its financial year. For the six months ending 30 September UK Mail said that the first quarter showed good revenue performance, but the second quarter has been more challenging with parcels volumes below expectations, particularly in the latter weeks of the period. “It is too early to assess whether this represents a more persistent trend and therefore the […]
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
TNT Express has spent £4.3m expanding its Park Royal depot in London.