Royal Mail unveil festive branded trucks

Royal Mail ChristmasRoyal Mail are now in full Christmas mode, with their fleet of over 47,000 red vehicles supplemented by 6,800 extra vehicles to support its Christmas operation.

Royal Mail have also unveiled festive branded parcel trucks. In December, Royal Mail’s trucks and vans will be covering around 16 million miles, delivering to 27 million homes and 2 million businesses across the UK. Royal Mail will also run an additional 113 flights and 20 extra rail movements through December to accommodate the seasonal volumes.

19,000 temporary workers have been employed and 10 parcel centres have been opened to deal with the increase in parcels at the busiest time of the year.

Last Posting Dates

Don’t forget that in the UK, the latest recommended posting dates for Christmas 2015 are:

  • 19 December 2015 for Second Class Mail
  • 21 December 2015 for First Class Mail
  • 23 December for 2015 Special Delivery Guaranteed