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 […]
TNT Post has signed a deal with convenience store parcel network CollectPlus to provide international deliveries for SMEs. The new service will give smaller online retailers the opportunity to drop off parcels for worldwide delivery at one of 4,800 CollectPlus stores nationwide. Director of international parcels for TNT Post, Bob van Ierland said: “A majority of online entrepreneurs in the UK plan to expand internationally within the coming 12 months. “They will need access to international shipping services around the […]
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has pledged to take its fight to the courtroom after Royal Mail applied for a High Court injunction to prevent postal workers taking strike action later this month.
Parcelforce Worldwide has released the details of its contract with Palletways, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk in January.