Whistl saw its pre-tax profit crash by more than 400% last year after ending its foray into the final mile delivery market, but predicts it will have recovered by the end of 2016. The company abandoned the final mile trials it was running in Manchester, Liverpool and London in June 2015 after its financial backer LDC withdrew its support. CEO Nick Wells accused Royal Mail of “screwing” Whistl’s operation by behaving anti-competitively. An Ofcom investigation into final mile access is […]
ECM (Vehicle Delivery Service) enjoyed a strong 2016 as UK car sales boomed delivering a 12% rise in pre-tax profit, but has warned of tough times ahead.
Royal Mail is to open 10 temporary parcel sorting sites between now and Christmas to sort a significant amount of its peak volumes.
Whistl believes its ability to offer customers a one-stop shop from mail through to parcels and fulfilment services will ensure its future success as the mail market stagnates.