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 […]
Royal Mail has warned that revenue in its UK parcels business was lower than it anticipated in the last three months due to competition in the market for deliveries.
Royal Mail has bought parcel data management platform NetDespatch as part of its ongoing efforts to boost its technological capabilities.
Royal Mail sees “strong growth” in parcels business as costs rise and letter volumes continue to fall
The cost of strike action and a faster than predicted fall in letter volumes could see Royal Mail make a loss next year, despite a “strong” half-year performance from its parcels business.