About 2,000 jobs are set to go at Royal Mail after it admitted it had been too slow to adapt to a huge growth in parcels. As it published its financial results for the year ending 29 March 2020, Keith Williams, interim executive chair of Royal Mail Group, said: “In recent years, our UK business has not adapted quickly enough to the changes in our marketplace of more parcels and fewer letters. “Covid-19 has accelerated those trends, presenting additional challenges.” […]
UK Mail Group has been given the green light to develop its new hub in Coventry, following its agreement with the DfT earlier this month.
Nightline is to invest €5m into the roll-out of its self-service parcel terminals across the UK, creating 50 jobs in the process. The Irish carrier says the funding will be used to set up the infrastructure for 400 Parcel Motel locker boxes that will all be operation by the end of 2014. To date, 20 units have been installed around Dublin, with a target of 100 by the end of the year. CEO John Tuohy says the Parcel Motel concept […]
Royal Mail has warned that Ofcom’s decision to investigate changes to contract terms for Access customers will create “a period of uncertainty in the UK postal market”.