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 […]
Royal Mail is opening eight temporary sorting centres to handle the expected rise in parcel volumes this Christmas. The centres will be dedicated to sorting a ‘significant proportion’ of the parcels handled by the firm before they are distributed to regional depots across the country. Temporary operations will be phased in across the peak period and will open in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea, Bolton, Tamworth, Peterborough, Swindon and Greenford, west London. Managing director of operations and modernisation Mark Higson said: “Christmas […]
TNT Post has found its postal delivery practices being called into question after BBC London News reported on a member of the public finding piles of confidential post dumped in a bush last month.
Royal Mail and Amazon UK have both launched a recruitment drive for hundreds of temporary staff to assist with the increase in peak volumes expected this Christmas.