Royal Mail has won a three-year contract with book retailer Waterstones to handle delivery of all online goods. Purchases from Waterstones.com will be delivered through Royal Mail’s Tracked 24, Tracked 48 and International services. Royal Mail said it was selected for its quality of service and capacity, particularly its ability to handle significant increases in volume during peak periods. It claimed that physical books are seeing resurgence in their popularity. Sales rose 3% in the first half of 2015 compared […]
Royal Mail’s European parcels division remained the business’s driving force in the nine months ended 24 December 2017, while its UK letter volumes and turnover continued to dwindle.
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.
Growth in parcels revenue failed to offset the continuing decline in letter volumes in the first nine months of its financial year, Royal Mail said today.