Delivery management company Whistl is looking to hire 50 drivers at its newly opened Bedford super depot as it continues its drive into the parcels market. The recruitment drive comes ahead of the 2019 peak season which the company is predicting will be its busiest in its 15-year history. It also follows the firm’s push last year into the parcels sector, which saw major investment in new automated parcel sortation machinery last year, and the growth of its Whistl Fulfilment […]
Royal Mail has said it delivered a “resilient performance in challenging markets” despite its group profit falling by a third in the last year.
Whistl has appointed a new operations director, who becomes the third woman on the parcel carrier’s executive board.
Royal Mail Group has warned of overcapacity in the parcel market, which is leading to downward pressure on pricing, despite it handling over one billion items in a financial year for the first time.