Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service. Following calls made earlier this year for the regulator to protect its final-mile delivery service from increased competition, Ofcom has concluded that Royal Mail’s universal service is not currently under threat and will not impose regulatory conditions on its direct delivery competitors, including Whistl (formerly TNT Post). It will, however, monitor the direct […]
A degree-level apprenticeship standard will be available to the supply chain sector from mid-2018, after Uniserve Group’s Supply Chain Leadership framework was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships.
Analysts have reacted cautiously to Royal Mail’s year end results, which saw the group’s turnover grow 2% year-on-year but annual profit fall by more than a third (37%).
Royal Mail has been granted permission to extend its Parcelforce depot in Newport, south Wales, as part of a multi-million pound investment in its parcels business.