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. The carrier said performance was “in line with expectations” after parcels volume in December 2015 grew 6% year-on-year, with Royal Mail handling more than 150m parcels throughout the month. Parcels volume in the carrier’s UKPIL (UK) operation saw an increase of 1%, however the 2% in decline in letters volume brought overall turnover down 1% on […]
Parcel carrier APC Overnight has revealed that all of its LGV drivers have completed the Driver CPC. Its drivers have all completed the compulsory 35 hours of training two years ahead of the September 2014 deadline. Transport manager Surjit Ram said: “Road safety is imperative in any logistics firm, particularly one the size of APC, so to have our drivers qualified to the highest standard in their field gives us added confidence that every aspect of our service is top […]
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”.