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 […]
Ofcom is concerned that Royal Mail could potentially cross-subsidise its parcels operation through its letters business, as its market share and delivery network is much more established in the latter.
International online purchases from UK consumers are estimated to fall by almost a quarter over the next 12 months, according to a survey by Whistl.
Whistl saw a leap in pre-tax profit in its first full-year results since the MBO that saw it separated from its PostNL origins.