Royal Mail has been fined £50m by Ofcom for a “serious” breach of competition law, in which it abused its dominant market position and deliberately targeted final mile delivery competitor Whistl. Whistl, then TNT Post, was trialling final mile operations in London and Manchester when Royal Mail announced a hike in its wholesale prices in January 2014. Its universal service meant Whistl had no choice but to use Royal Mail for final mile deliveries of mail everywhere it wasn’t able […]
Retailer Marks & Spencer has confirmed that DHL is to handle the collection and delivery of goods into its new Castle Donington warehouse in the East Midlands when it opens this spring.
Whistl has tripled the size of its Scottish base with a move to a new depot in Tannochside, Uddingston.
The Communication Workers Union has accused Royal Mail’s court action against a planned strike as a “desperate delaying tactic” and claimed industrial action is “inevitable”, after the High Court ruled the scheduled walkout to be unlawful yesterday.