Analysts have reacted cautiously to Royal Mail’s year end results, which saw the group’s turnover grow 2% year-on-year but annual profit fall by more than a third (37%).
The transport industry needs to rejuvenate the way it works with schools and colleges to attract new talent to the sector, according to experts in the area.
Royal Mail offset declining letter volume with its growing parcels operation in a year that saw it surpass the £10bn turnover mark for the first time, but saw pre-tax profit fall by more than a third (37%).
UPS has opened a new sorting and delivery site at DP London Gateway.
Finalists from across the road haulage sector have been shortlisted in the annual FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards ahead of the ceremony next month.
Bibby Distribution has welcomed former employee Dean Jones back to the business in the newly created role of sector director.
Walkers Transport will welcome two new staff members to its Manchester depot next month after putting them through their apprenticeship qualifications.
Yusen Logistics UK MD Kevin Appleton has stepped aside after four years in the role, making room for his deputy Andy Fitt to fill his shoes.
Wincanton is to install MiX telematics in 1,800 of its vehicles as part of an ongoing safety programme.
Canute Group has confirmed that its operations director Gary Sharp has retired.