Same day courier service CitySprint has taken on former Royal Mail regional manager Craig Eddy as director of operations. Eddy’s brief is to help drive growth in the firm’s final mile operations whilst maintaining service levels. He will also manage CitySprint’s fleet across all the firm’s operational centres. In the 19 years Eddy spent with Royal Mail he progressed from depot manager to his most recent post as regional East of England manager, where he directly managed the day-to-day operations […]
Same-day distribution firm CitySprint has called for the London Congestion Charge to be tiered. It says this will help firms making essential deliveries if a proposed price hike does come into force.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.
Royal Mail Group chief executive Moya Greene said that next year “would be a good aim” for the planned sale of the firm. Although there is no definite time frame for Royal Mail to be privatised, the government hopes the firm receives the capital it needs in 2013, Greene said at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Marketforce Future of UK Postal Services conference in London yesterday (4 December). Greene said: “I know that Her Majesty’s government would like […]