Royal Mail Group has warned of overcapacity in the parcel market, which is leading to downward pressure on pricing, despite it handling over one billion items in a financial year for the first time. Parcel volumes at Royal Mail Group rose 3% year-on-year to 1.01 billion items for the year-ending 29 March, but revenue from this business rose by just 1% to £3.19bn as the growth came from low average unit revenue items. It also warned that the parcel market […]
UK Mail has opened a new depot in Middleton, Greater Manchester, in response to growing demand from both B2B and B2C parcel customers.
Royal Mail has proposed a new three year agreement with the Communication Workers Union (CWU), following a ballot for industrial action last month.
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.