Royal Mail said it had experienced the busiest ever three months in its history at the end of 2020, delivering 496m parcels. On its busiest day between October and December, it delivered 11.7m parcels, 32% more than its previous busiest day during the first national lockdown. However, it also said that combined with increased absence rates among staff due to Covid-19, these volumes impacted on service quality. In response, it has retained around 10,000 of the 33,000 flexible workers it […]
Two transport managers at Lincolnshire bulk haulage firm Alford Traffic Services have completed a management buy-out.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has confirmed it is still investigating two further alleged infringements of competition law, as part of the investigation it began in 2010 into Mercedes-Benz UK and five of its commercial vehicle dealers.
Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet to the UK’s major supermarkets with plans to expand its fresh food delivery service across the country.