Royal Mail has said it is “very disappointed” that managers have voted to take strike action due to a pay dispute. Members of union Unite were balloted over a two week period, with 93% voting in favour of industrial action, and 78% in favour of a full strike. Royal Mail managers are dissatisfied with a proposed pay increase of 1.3% in September 2015, according to Unite. Royal Mail said it was “very disappointed” with the outcome of the ballot and […]
Own account operator Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) plans to axe its direct store delivery operation later this year.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.
This year has seen many companies in the parcels sector thrive as carriers move record volumes and consumers continue to do more of their shopping online. But while this has encouraged some parcel carriers to invest heavily in their networks and offer more services to their customers, 2013 has also bought with it more challenges for many operators who have struggled to keep apace with the rapidly changing industry. Motortransport.co.uk has compiled a list of the biggest stories in that […]