Whistl has confirmed that it will be ending its final mile delivery service, which it suspended last month. Whistl, previously known as TNT Post, said in May that it had made the “difficult decision” to suspend the service in London, Manchester and Liverpool, after potential investment partner LDC, a branch of Lloyds Banking Group, decided against funding the company’s expansion plans. The company had been increasing coverage, expanding its service in Liverpool last year, as it sought to create an […]
Royal Mail has signed a new contract with River Island, building on the work it already does handling the retailer’s customer returns.
Final mile postal workers could boycott mail handled by private sector firms in the new year, after a consultative ballot of Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members at the Royal Mail. The union said that it had concerns that competition in the market for final mile postal deliveries, from the likes of TNT Post, was “undermining the sustainability of the universal service”. It is calling for postal regulator Ofcom to: Protect the universal service and end cherry-picking of delivery services. Maintain […]
More than 40 drivers at Allied Bakeries’ Saltney DC are facing redundancy, after the baker confirmed this week it is to close the depot in November as part of an overhaul of its distribution network.