Royal Mail announce last posting dates for Christmas 2013

Royal Mail announce last posting dates for Christmas 2013

International Services International Surface Mail Monday 30 September – Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central & South America, New Zealand Tuesday 1 October – Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore) Tuesday 15 October – Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA Tuesday 5 November – Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey Tuesday […]

Royal Mail Christmas posting dates 2012

Royal Mail Christmas posting dates 2012

ROYAL Mail has announced its cut-off dates for posting letters and parcels to make sure they arrive in time for Christmas. For second class, including Recorded Signed For Packetpost and Packetsort, it’s Tuesday, December 18th. Items sent first class using the same services must be posted by Thursday, December 20, and the last day for […]

Surcharge dispute halted – until September

Surcharge dispute halted – until September

Royal Mail has agreed to suspend surcharges on envelopes which fail to meet its specification requirements until September. The charges, which dramatically increased in number earlier this year, had been the subject of a bitter dispute between Royal Mail and mailing houses until the Direct Marketing Association stepped in. In addition to suspending charges until […]

Special delivery for Lincolnshire mailing experts

Special delivery for Lincolnshire mailing experts

HEAVY equipment and the staff who operate it have relocated to a new home at a Lincolnshire print and publishing firm. Mortons Mailing, a division of Horncastle-based Mortons, has left its old premises in Holmes Way and transferred to the company’s main headquarters in the town’s Morton Way. The move was made possible by the […]

‘While you were out’ rules to be relaxed

‘While you were out’ rules to be relaxed

Rules preventing Royal Mail from leaving letters and parcels with neighbours while you’re out are expected to be lifted by industry regulator Ofcom within the next few weeks. Rival post and courier services are already able to forgo the usual ‘while you were out’ cards and take a more practical approach to deliveries but the […]