Royal Mail

By Chris Dawson May 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Do you offer Saturday or Sunday Deliveries?

I ordered a few things from a retailer on Friday and was pleasantly surprised to find out that whilst their next day delivery charge was £9.95 they also deliver on Saturday or Sunday also for £9.95. It's not a cheap delivery charge, but there is a

Royal Mail need your parcel shipments as letter volumes continue to decline

Royal Mail are going to focus on their overseas business for growth. In their full year results for the 2016 - 2017 year, they handled 6% fewer letters but revenue from GLS, their overseas arm, grew 9%. However the Internet is racing to the rescue

Royal Mail exceeded full year Quality of Service targets

Royal Mail exceeded the regulatory First Class mail target (93.0%) for the financial year 2016-17, delivering 93.1% the next working day. They also exceeded the Second Class mail target of 98.5%, with 98.9% delivered within three working days. For the fourth quarter Royal Mail exceeded the

Doddle, PayPal Lending, Royal Mail strikes and upcoming events [video]

It's a rare top billing where Chris and I report the big news stories of the week together and in this video we look at the recent news including Doddle, Royal Mail, PayPal, Linnworks and ChannelAdvisor. (Be aware that we made this video before the eBay seller release.

Royal Mail tweaked pension proposal prompts violent response from CWU

Royal Maill have confirmed that theie current Defined Benefit pension scheme, will close to future accrual on the 31st of March 2018, subject to Trustee approval. This has, as expected, caused a bit of a reaction from the Unions. As part of their 2018 Pension Review,

Easter woes from Amazon, eBay freebie packaging delays and possible Royal Mail strikes {video}

This week we look at Amazon seller woes over Easter weekend despatches on bank holidays, problems with eBay branded packaging after a surge in demand after eBay Shops coupons landed in early April and there are possible Royal Mail strikes around the corner. To find more

CWU threaten industrial action over Royal Mail pension changes

Royal Mail have a bit of a problem, whilst the pension plan for their employees is currently in surplus, this is expected to run out as early as 2018. The Company’s annual pension contributions are currently around £400 million. If no changes are made, the

Royal Mail acquire Postal Express

Royal Mail's General Logistics Systems (GLS) business has acquired the US overnight parcel delivery company, Postal Express. Postal Express is a regional overnight carrier operating in the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Postal Express offers overnight parcel delivery, mainly to business-to-business customers,

plentymarkets add new shipping options with NetDespatch

plentymarkets have added a raft of new domestic and international mail services to their platform via an integration with NetDespatch. With NetDespatch, users can connect their plentymarkets system to shipping services, and eliminate manual actions in the process including the ability to: Shipping goods with the