Peak parcel volumes at Royal Mail Group were up 4% year-on-year, with the post and parcel giant handling 120 million in December alone. Despite a 3% increase in parcel volumes, parcel revenue remained flat in the nine months to 28 December 2014, the operator said in a trading statement today. It attributed the growth in volumes by rising imports and targeting new business sectors in its account parcels division. It also planned heavily for the peak period, with the opening […]
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