The jury is still out on the success of the privatisation of the Royal Mail, said parcel services broker Fastlane International, after a leak of the Labour Manifesto for the 2017 general election called for it to return to public ownership. The leaked manifesto said: “The Conservative government’s privatisation of Royal Mail was a historic mistake, selling off another national asset on the cheap. “Labour will reverse this privatisation at the earliest opportunity, because it is a profitable company that […]
Royal Mail has warned that Ofcom’s decision to investigate changes to contract terms for Access customers will create “a period of uncertainty in the UK postal market”.
With volumes and demand on the up, 2012 has been a year of change for parcel carriers. But adjusting to the increase in demand in a competitive market has been easier for some than it has for others. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at some of the biggest stories in the parcel market during the past 12 months. UPS agrees TNT takeover bid Parcel giant UPS’ planned acquisition of TNT Express was one of the most talked about stories in the parcels […]
TNT Post said it will work with Royal Mail to ensure that final mile deliveries continue, following a vote which saw the majority of union members at Royal Mail support a boycott of competitors’ mail and packet deliveries.