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2pc parcels growth for Royal Mail

Royal Mail to close final salary pension scheme

Royal Mail is to close its defined benefits pension plan to future accrual from March next year – a move that has been greeted with dismay by the Communication Workers Union and Unite.

Duo advance automation for postal logistics

Prime Vision and Delft Robotics are partnering to advance automation in postal logistics applications. The partnership aims to use robotics to learn, recognise and grasp a big range of parcel shapes.  

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DX investor withdraws EGM requisition

Gatemore, the DX investor, has withdrawn its requisition for an extraordinary general meeting, but it has reaffirmed its opposition to the proposed reverse takeover by Menzies Distribution.

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DX EBITA falls

DX, in its interim results for the six months to 31 December 2016, saw EBITA drop from £5.6 million in 2015, to £3.9 million. Revenue increased from £141.6 million in 2015 to £142.7 million.

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Whistl targets parcels to drive growth

Whistl turned 2015’s £18.5 million operating loss into a profit of £9.5 million last year despite a slight fall in turnover to £591.7 million, and it is now targeting the parcels market to drive growth.