To measure the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the transport and distribution industry, MT has put together a panel of operators across the UK to give regular feedback on their volume of work and vehicles laid up. We will check in regularly with the panel as the lockdown eases to assess how the industry is fighting back as the UK economy recovers from the expected recession. The 11 operators surveyed on May 19 (excluding DPD which did not supply […]
Royal Mail retains 10,000 flexible workers amid record volumes but admits to service issues caused by pandemic
Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels.
A consortium of companies, including Yodel, Menzies Distribution and UPS Healthcare, are managing the collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into laboratories.
Royal Mail has admitted it expects to make a loss in this financial year and won’t return to profit unless the business is overhauled to reflect a decline in letter volumes and a boom in parcel deliveries.