Royal Mail CEO Moya Greene is rumoured to be preparing to step down, with the head of the business’s GLS division tipped to fill her shoes. Greene has been the CEO of the delivery giant for eight years, during which time she has overseen the privatisation of the business and the forging of a new pay and pensions deal after a long battle with the union CWU. In recent months Greene has become a director at Easyjet and mining company […]
Royal Mail is considering applying a fuel surcharge to some of its contract parcels and mail services, while rival carrier UK Mail has reduced parcel prices for SMEs.
Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”.
UK Mail Group’s depot closure programme will cost it approximately £2m as it looks to continue to cut costs. In a pre-close trading update for the year ended 31 March, UK Mail says the closure of four depots in the past 12 months will leave it with a low-cost and integrated network. It is left with a network of 50 depots as a result. The parcels giant also reveals a Q4 revenue increase of 14% year-on-year. However, when adjusting for […]