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 […]
TNT Post said it will work with Royal Mail to ensure that final mile deliveries continue, following a vote which saw the majority of union members at Royal Mail support a boycott of competitors’ mail and packet deliveries.
Eddie Stobart said its robust contingency plans would ensure the delivery of Walkers crisps to supermarkets were not disrupted, after HGV drivers geared up for strike action over a pay dispute.
The man leading a new study investigating the relationship between a driver’s personality and their behaviour behind the wheel in order to identify those most at risk to driving incidents, is calling on operators to get involved.