Royal Mail has gone all-in on a strategy based on parcels growth and international expansion to ensure its future, after its annual operating profit collapsed by more than a quarter as the decline in letter deliveries continued apace. In a week that saw Royal Mail unveil plans to convert post-boxes across the UK to take parcels to tap into the SME business sector, its CEO Rico Back laid out the carriers’ five-year plan at the presentation of its annual accounts. […]
Deputy London mayor for environment and energy, Shirley Rodriguez, has pledged her support to the drive towards lower emission commercial vehicles.
Whistl UK reported a £4.7m pre-tax loss in 2019 as it battled to remain competitive in the parcels and Downstream Access (DSA) markets as start-up inefficiencies racked up at its Bedford ‘super hub’.
Through shrewd acquisitions, Culina Group chief executive Thomas van Mourik has built a logistics business boasting a turnover of over £1bn. But as far as he’s concerned, it’s all just an enjoyable hobby.