Royal Mail is to open 10 temporary parcel sorting sites between now and Christmas to sort a significant amount of its peak volumes. The sites will be opened on a phased basis from today (3 November) and will be located in: West Lothian, Leeds, Middleton in Greater Manchester, Wolverhampton, Llantrisant in South Wales, Swindon, Greenford in west London, Peterborough and Milton Keynes. Around 4,000 of the 19,000 seasonal workers it is currently recruiting will be based at the sites. It […]
Yodel is seeking 5,000 additional drivers, self-employed couriers and warehouse staff as it gears up for the Christmas peak.
UK Mail said it has “positive momentum” before it enters the Christmas peak, as investments in additional capacity have allowed it to make “further progress” , while it waits for its proposed acquisition by Deutsche Post DHL to conclude.
Royal Mail shareholders have been advised to sell their shares in the wake of the newly announced pay and pension deal.