Royal Mail

By Chris Dawson October 8, 2021 - 10:00 am

Canada’s Rosenau Transport acquisition by Royal Mail GLS

Royal Mail have announced that their subsidiary, General Logistics Systems (GLS), has agreed to acquire Canadian logistics company Mid-Nite Sun Transportation Ltd (the 'Acquisition') one of the largest independent freight carriers in Western Canada that operates as 'Rosenau Transport'. The combination of the two businesses will

Royal Mail Orkney Islands trial of scheduled autonomous flights

This week, Royal Mail has started a trial of scheduled, autonomous flights for two weeks between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay (both in the Orkney Islands) with Windracers Ltd to help better connect remote island communities. In doing so, Royal Mail is taking the first steps

Largest UK courier: Amazon Logistics says Pitney Bowes Shipping Index

Pitney Bowes today released the new Parcel Shipping Index featuring 2020 data from 13 major markets around the world with Amazon revealed to be the the largest UK courier. The Index finds global parcel volume reached 131.2 billion in 2020, equating to 4160 parcels shipped per

Royal Mail Micro Electric Vehicles in 5 cities

Posties in the UK could soon be buzzing around some of the UK's major cities on Micro Electric Vehicles, as Royal Mail announces that they will trial two types of Micro Electric Vehicles, for letter and small parcel deliveries. This comes as Royal Mail steps

Accurate weight and pre-advice requirement delayed by Royal Mail

In September, Royal Mail advised a change to their service terms and conditions update requiring those using Royal Mail 24 or Royal Mail 48 to provide an accurate weight and pre-advice for each item. Having listened to customer feedback and to give you more time

Zebra TC57 Royal Mail handhelds to increase scanning compliance

Royal Mail is rolling out a new Zebra TC57 handheld device to posties across the UK, which they say will offer a more user-friendly experience for both frontline colleagues and customers. The rollout will be for 72,500 new devices to Royal Mail and Parcelforce. We had

Amazon Post Office Click & Collect service

Get used to seeing Amazon parcels piled up on the shelf behind your local Post Office counter, as there is a new Amazon Post Office Click & Collect service that's being rolled out to 1,500 locations before Christmas. This is the second deal that the Post

Parcel Sorting Machine install at Royal Mail Wolverhampton

Royal Mail has begun installation of a high-speed Parcel Sorting Machine in the North West Midlands Wolverhampton Mail Centre. The move comes as they accelerate their transformation to a parcels-led business that also delivers letters in the UK. Yes, you read that correctly - After

Royal Mail fiasco protections from eBay

The Royal Mail fiasco on Monday without doubt disrupted shipping for many online sellers and eBay have recognised this, and to ensure you are not adversely affected, eBay will automatically protect your performance. If you missed what happened, The Royal Mail fiasco started shortly before 9am

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