Royal Mail add weekend collections & better tracking for international

Royal Mail PlaneRoyal Mail have announced that they’re adding weekend collections for retailers shipping overseas. They also have extended their International Tracked service to customers sending parcels to Russia, Cyprus and Lebanon

Business customers sending international parcels, can now submit items for delivery up until 19.00 on Saturday and 16:00 on Sunday. Free weekend collection service is available to customers in England and Wales posting a minimum of 50 items.

Royal Mail Enhanced destination country Track and Trace

Royal Mail is also working with international operators to deliver better tracking information to customers. They have enhanced the Track and Trace function at to give customers direct access to tracking information from the destination country.

You will now also be able to see the signature of the recipient for parcels sent via International Tracked or Signed to Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Nick Landon, Managing Director Royal Mail Parcels, said: “Helping UK SMEs to grow their business through exporting to international markets is a big priority for us. Our focus has been on making it easier to ship internationally by continuously improving convenience and the range of services available“.