Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”. Speaking at the Mail and Express Delivery Show in London last month (30 June), Wells said: “Because of that uncertainty we had no option. Our investor at the time for the end-to-end service found that the market conditions were not viable to continue.” Whistl, formerly TNT Post, began […]
Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service.
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.
Rising parcel volume almost offset the fall in Royal Mail’s letters volume, a trading statement for the nine months ended 27 December 2015 said.