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 […]
Express parcels and mail provider UK Mail Group says it is taking action to plug the gaps in its pallet distribution business UK Pallets. It reported a significant decline in operating profit from this division during the first six months of the financial year. While revenue from its pallets business rose 0.8% to £14.3m in the six months to 30 September compared to the same period last year, operating profit fell over 26% to £800,000, said the firm. UK Mail […]
UK Mail has secured a 231,000ft² plot of land in the West Midlands to develop its new hub.
CitySprint is looking to recruit an additional 300 drivers in the run-up to this year’s festive period following a record 2012 Christmas, which saw more than 250,000 packages delivered.