Royal Mail has taken a 346,000ft² distribution centre at the Mountpark Warrington Omega development in Warrington. The building, being developed by Mountpark Logistics, was already under construction as a speculative warehouse before Royal Mail decided to move in. It is due for completion in October. Simon Barker, UK process operations director at Royal Mail, commented: “The North West is a key area for our UK parcels operation. The new site will enable us to meet the growing demand for next […]
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.
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Royal Mail is reviewing the need for its mail distribution centre in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, but does not expect the decision to affect the vehicle operating centre at the same site.