UPS said it was working hard to mitigate an increase in ‘cash on delivery’ (CoD) transactions taking place when goods are delivered, after concerns were raised about drivers’ safety. Incidences of CoD have risen since the beginning of the year, due to the UK having left the European Union and deliveries subsequently attracting duties and levies, which couriers are collecting. The Unite union said CoD was a major health and safety issue during the Covid-19 pandemic, due to drivers not […]
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.
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.
Three women from the transport industry have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.