Royal Mail

By Chris Dawson February 22, 2017 - 12:28 pm

eBay move to 6 day a week service for Royal Mail & myHermes

eBay are making changes to the working day delivery week for Royal Mail and myHermes services. As of today, eBay's estimated delivery dates will match the way these carriers count working days by including Saturdays. Realistically, this is intended to help sellers although on the flip

Royal Mail miss 1st Class quarterly target (But on track for the year)

Royal Mail missed it's target for 1st Class post and Special Delivery in the last quarter (by 1.1% and 0.8% respectively). However Royal Mail exceeded the standard for 2nd Class postage (by 0.2%). The results were published in the latest Royal Mail Quality of Service

eBay France fees, Amazon FBA fees, the Treasure Truck and VAT [video]

Our new video looks at Amazon FBA costs. VAT in Europe and also eBay France charges, amongst other things. To find more video content from Tamebay you can visit our channel here. (And if the video isn't showing in your browser, you can view it

1st Class and 2nd Class parcels now available with Delivery Confirmation

Royal Mail have added delivery confirmation to 1st and 2nd class small and medium parcels when you pay with online postage. Even better, if you buy and print postage on eBay, they will automatically add the Delivery Confirmation for you. Delivery Confirmation is not a fully

Royal Mail pilot tests real time delivery tracking

We heard an interesting rumour from Terry, a Tamebay reader, that Royal Mail had GPS map tracking on parcels. Naturally we wanted to find out more and Royal Mail told us that it was one of the many pilots they run and were kind enough

Royal Mail ‘Labels to Go’ self print postage at Delivery Offices

Royal Mail are to release a new mobile solution to make it easier for consumers to post and return parcels at Customer Service Points in Delivery Offices nationwide. From April 2017, customers will be able to print off delivery and return labels at all of Royal

Royal Mail respond to postage delays in Chicago, USA

We've heard a number of sellers report that there have been irksome delays in processing parcels and mail at Chicago. In the most extreme cases this has resulted in defects and sanctions from the marketplaces for sellers as a result. There have been delays at

eBay On-Time Delivery now monitoring Royal Mail Tracked 24 & Tracked 48 parcels

Back in 2015, eBay introduced a new On-Time delivery metric which was supposed to kick in almost a year ago in February 2016. However as the Royal Mail tracking integration with eBay had some problems, eBay have been protecting sellers using Royal MailĀ  Tracked 24

My experience using the new Post Office machines

Yesterday, I sent a letter that had to get there the next day. Nothing valuable or bulky, but urgent enough to want Special Delivery from Royal Mail. So I headed for a local Post Office. As I wrote before, my local Crown branch closed last year,