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 […]
Parcel locker firm InPost UK launched yesterday (22 April), with the roll out of 100 lockers nationwide and a further 100 waiting for installation.
TNT Express has admitted that it is unlikely to hit its profit improvement target for 2015, following an increase in competitive pressures and poor trading conditions in Europe.
It is an unrealistic consumer expectation, not poor performance from parcel carriers, that has led to a report suggesting a third of peak-time parcels are delivered at the wrong time, according to a market expert.