Whistl believes its ability to offer customers a one-stop shop from mail through to parcels and fulfilment services will ensure its future success as the mail market stagnates. Presenting its full-year results for the year to 31 December 2017, the downstream access (DSA) mail specialist, which was subject to a management buyout in 2015, declared it had a significant opportunity to increase market share in parcels thanks to the explosion in e-commerce. In their statement to the accounts, the company’s […]
Ofcom has announced a “fundamental review” into the regulation of Royal Mail, after the withdrawal of Whistl’s final mile delivery service left it without a major competitor in the postal market.
Ofcom has said it does not see competition from final-mile delivery firms as a threat to Royal Mail’s ability to continue to provide a universal postal service.
Profit fell by almost a third at Royal Mail in the first half of the current financial year, as the business invested heavily as part of its ongoing modernisation.