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 […]
A degree-level apprenticeship standard will be available to the supply chain sector from mid-2018, after Uniserve Group’s Supply Chain Leadership framework was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships.
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 […]
Royal Mail is increasing prices for some of its mail contracts to help offset the impact of the decline in mail volumes and generate cost savings.