Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation. The bulk of the 19,000 temporary workers will be employed to sort Christmas cards and small parcels to help the service handle the additional peak-time volume between mid-November and early January. The extra numbers for Royal Mail will be distributed throughout the UK, with 14,000 in England, 1,340 in Scotland, 564 in Wales and 550 in Northern […]
Royal Mail has warned that Ofcom’s decision to investigate changes to contract terms for Access customers will create “a period of uncertainty in the UK postal market”.
Price increases and a rise in parcel volumes have contributed to Royal Mail Group’s continuing rise in annual profit and turnover, the firm said today.
Hermes processed 4.8 million orders over the Black Friday weekend, an increase of 34% compared with last year, despite adverse weather conditions.