Royal Mail parcel volumes will stay “significantly higher” than before Covid-19, group predicts


Royal Mail parcel volumes will continue at a “significantly higher” level than in pre-Covid-19 times, according to its latest trading update. The group reported that in the five months to August 2021 its domestic parcel volumes had dipped by just 5% year on year, after leaping 34% in the same period last year, when the first lockdown and the closure of non-essential retail saw volumes soar. However Brexit has taken its toll, Royal Mail reported, with total parcel volumes declining […]