Ofcom has ruled that in order to maintain competition in the parcels sector, the cap on Royal Mail’s second-class stamp parcel service must remain. In its Review of the Regulation of Royal Mail, Ofcom said the post and parcel company “retains a strong position in single piece and light-weight bulk parcels”, and that maintaining the cap on second class stamp parcel prices would “ensure vulnerable consumers can access a basic universal service”. Ofcom found introducing a tracked standard parcel service would give […]
TNT Post is to go to court next month to challenge rival Royal Mail’s tax exemption status as the universal service provider, just as the state-owed post and parcel carrier prepares for its floatation.
Parcel carriers FedEx, Royal Mail and DHL have been named among the top 20 Business Superbrands in the annual Superbrands list.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.