Tag Archives: parcels

Royal Mail threatens split if union strikes

In the face of industrial action from its postal workers, Royal Mail has now claimed it is losing £1 million a day and may split its business unless it achieves ...

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DPDgroup and Yamato Logistics cooperate on greenhouse gas emissions

DPDgroup and Japan based Yamato Logistics have signed an agreement to cooperate on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The two companies have come to an understanding that climate change has become ...

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Royal Mail calls for tracking to be included in USO

Royal Mail has asked regulator Ofcom to reconsider its decision not to allow it to track packages under the Universal Service Obligation (USO). Ofcom had ruled that it could not ...

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bpost state aid approved by European Commission

The European Commission (EC) has approved plans for the Belgian government to compensate bpost for its public service obligation between 2022 and 2026. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of ...

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DPD UK to launch parcel locker network

DPD UK is to install a network of 500 Quadient parcel lockers around the country this year. This number could grow to 5,000 in the coming years. Of the 500 ...

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Royal Mail managers back out of strike action

Royal Mail managers have voted to suspend strike action and return to negotiations with the postal operator, according to a statement from their union, Unite. The union balloted the 2,400 ...

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PostNord – parcel volume drop hits profits and revenues

Revenues, profit and parcel volumes dropped at PostNord in the financial year 2021-22. Net sales fell 5% to SEK 10,037 million (GBP 817.7 million), in part attributed to a drop ...

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US Postal Service ends fragile goods service

The US Postal Service has suspended its Special Handling – Fragile Delivery option. This was an extra service that offered special handling of packages for a fee, but did not ...

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Ofcom institutes new customer services regulations

UK parcel and mail regulator Ofcom has announced plans to help delivery companies improve their customer services. According to the regulator, customer satisfaction with delivery companies has been generally good, ...

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Deliveroo struggles in face of falling customer demand

UK based international food and convenience delivery company Deliveroo has slashed its full year gross transaction value guidance as the UK’s economy stalls. As with so many such delivery companies, ...

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