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2pc parcels growth for Royal Mail

GLS drives growth at Royal Mail

GLS, Royal Mail’s international parcels business, was the star performer for the group last year with volumes and revenue rising nine per cent. In the UK, parcels revenue was up three per cent, but letters revenue fell by five per cent.


Online shopping not fuelling increased traffic growth

Less than one in twenty-five vans on UK roads are delivering packages to shoppers and businesses, according to research by the RAC Foundation. The report found that instead, online shopping has actually limited total traffic growth by keeping shoppers at home.

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.  


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Gatemore, the DX investor, has withdrawn its requisition for an extraordinary general meeting, but it has reaffirmed its opposition to the proposed reverse takeover by Menzies Distribution.


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.