Royal Mail has said it delivered a “resilient performance in challenging markets” despite its group profit falling by a third in the last year. For the year ending 27 March 2016, pre-tax profit fell 33% from £400m to £267m despite turnover increasing 1% year-on-year to £9.2bn (2015: £9.3bn). Turnover derived from GLS, its European operation, was up 9% at £1.6bn, although Royal Mail said it expected this level of growth to slow in the coming years. Turnover from UKPIL – […]
Parcels firm UPS has said it can not comment further on an investigation into the discovery of more than £1.6m worth of cannabis (pictured), amphetamines and ecstasy at a parcels depot in Tamworth in December.
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead has stressed the need for retailers and carriers to rethink the way they handle unexpected additional volume during seasonal peaks.