UK Mail has come under fire by MEP for the North East region Jude Kirton-Darling over claims the business forced drivers to take a pay cut and dismissed 20 drivers who refused to sign the new contract. In a letter to UK Mail CEO Peter Fuller last week, Kirton-Darling accused the company of “unacceptable treatment” of its workers and of “flying in the face of [its] ethical and corporate responsibility”. The letter was prompted by a new contract UK Mail […]
UK Mail has made a trio of appointments to its senior management team as the business thrives on its acquisition by Deutsche Post DHL in 2016.
UK Mail has revealed a pre-tax profit of £12.9m for the 12-months ended 31 March, down 19.5% on the previous year mainly due to a £2.2m hit from closure of four depots. Group turnover for the year was up by 8.4% to £429m, however, when adjusted for the increase in Royal Mail prices implemented on 6 May 2011, revenue increased by just 3.2%. The company says the results reflect UK Mail’s resilience during a year of tough trading in markets […]
After revealing its positive outlook for the rest of the current financial year last week, Wincanton’s continually increasing share price has hit its highest point since the MT Tracker began in January. The company updated investors that it had performed well in the first quarter of its current financial year, despite slipping container volume.