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 […]
Hermes has opened its 1,000th parcel shop, five months after the service was launched. The firm plans to expand the network to 2,500 sites by the end of 2013, following the opening of the milestone ParcelShop in Stockport. It launched the service in June with 500 stores nationwide, which offer an alternative for SMEs to send parcels and allow online retailers to offer consumers a convenient returns service. It plans to expand the service next year to allow parcels to […]
Royal Mail is the UK’s pre-eminent delivery company and as the sole designated universal service provider, it delivers a ‘one price goes anywhere’ service on a range of letters and parcels to over 30 million addresses across the country, six days a week.
TNT Express and Royal Mail’s international delivery arm GLS are among 20 parcel companies that have been fined by the French competition authority for price fixing between 2004 and 2010.