Royal Mail has started construction of a new parcel hub in the Midlands as it capitalises on its profitable parcels business. Expected to open in 2023, the hub in Daventry will be the largest Royal Mail centre in the UK, having the capacity to process over one million mail items a day and measuring the size of 10 football pitches. Royal Mail has seen parcel volumes grow strongly, driven by online shopping during the pandemic; conversely, last year it saw […]
Work has started on Europa Worldwide Group’s new £60m, future-proofed 715,000 sq ft logistics facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby.
Royal Mail’s parcels revenue has overtaken letters for the first time and now represents 60% of its entire turnover, according to the postal group.
The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks.