Royal Mail is significantly boosting the number of electric vehicles it operates across its UK fleet, with the addition of 3,000 low emission vans. The company said it was also introducing charging points at all the delivery offices set to receive the vehicles, with the roll-out concentrating on ultra-low emission zones and green cities. The parcel and mail carrier said the vehicles are designed to help its staff deliver letters and parcels in a secure and environmentally-friendly way. Load capacities […]
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.
Royal Mail expressed its disappointment today after members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) unanimously voted in favour of holding a national strike ballot this year.
European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon.