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 […]
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 […]
The old saying that you make your own luck could easily have been written for distribution specialist Archbold Logistics.