The transport sector is guilty of paying men more than women, with nine of the top 10 companies in the MT Top 100 reporting a gender pay gap. The deadline for reporting gender pay gaps for companies with more than 250 employees passed last week. The outcome was a median average pay gap of 9.7% in favour of men across businesses in the UK. While Royal Mail, the UK’s largest operator, reported that its mean average female wages were 2.1% […]
Amazon Logistics jumps to second place behind Royal Mail on index of Britain’s biggest parcel couriers
Amazon Logistics has risen to become the UK’s second largest courier by parcel volume, according to Pitney Bowes’ parcel shipping index.
A trailblazer apprenticeship standard for managers in the parcel courier sector has been submitted to BIS by the Institute of Couriers (Ioc) in light of the e-retail boom and upcoming apprenticeship levy.
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 […]