Archive for the ‘Royal Mail’ Category

3
Jan
2020

Why do you need order management software

Businesses existed way before computers and technology came into being to automate the order management process. Back then, everything was done manually – from bookkeeping to registering orders in a log so that the businesses could keep track of the order history. Gradually, as computers became more and more popular, the need for a digital […]

27
Dec
2019

Alternatives to using Royal Mail

Royal Mail (founded in 1516) is the most used postage and courier service provider in the UK – this is mostly thanks to its history and pioneering efforts. But recently the service is on thin ice with business owners. The organization, which has been criticized by the business community for the past couple of years, […]

14
Dec
2019

What is Royal Mail – A brief history and facts

What is Royal Mail? Royal Mail is the primary postal service in the United Kingdom. It’s the most popular postal service, providing delivery services to all inhabitants of the British Isles. Royal Mail has a rich history and the service is being credited with being the first to develop and put in practice the postage […]

29
Nov
2019

Top 6 Courier Service Companies in the UK

Why is it so important to choose a good courier company? When we send off a package or are awaiting one to be delivered to us, we expect the courier to deliver it on time and safely. Also, we expect them to be respectful of our parcels and to make sure they don’t get lost […]

1
Nov
2019

Royal Mail’s offer to avoid Christmas postal strike

Royal Mail offers CWU talks without preconditions if it gives up on walkout threats   The UK postal operator has been put in a difficult situation by the CWU – the union is threatening with nationwide strikes right at the busiest period of the year – Christmas.  Royal Mail has made a desperate plea to […]

26
Oct
2019

How to reduce shipping costs

I have a small online e-commerce shop – how can I reduce my shipping costs? There is no quick and simple answer on how to reduce your shipping costs, but by following these tips, you might be able to decrease your shipping costs, and thus, increase your sales. As an e-commerce seller, you have to […]

27
Sep
2019

Creating the perfect invoice for your customers

Creating the perfect invoice for your customers You might think that creating the perfect and optimal invoice for your customer seems rather easy and straightforward, right? It’s a bit more complicated than that. You can’t just create an elegant and modern invoice in a couple of minutes, you have to put more thought into it. […]

20
Sep
2019

Royal mail workers gearing up for action!

Why are Royal Mail workers ready to take national action?   Decades of debate over the future of Royal Mail and the postal industry have lead up to this pitched battle that could change the industry. The outcome of this event will decide if Royal mail will continue to exist as a public service, or […]

13
Sep
2019

Overnight (24h) shipping

Overnight Shipping Sometimes you may feel amazed by the astonishing speed at which a product that you just purchased is delivered to your doorstep. After all, it happens over a night! Happily for us, gone is the era when customers had to wait for days to get their shipments delivered. The constant evolution of online […]

4
Sep
2019

How does parcel tracking work?

How does parcel tracking work? Have you ever wondered how parcel tracking works? Even though it looks straightforward, there’s much more to it than you would think. For a seamless online shopping experience, it is very important to promptly deliver the product to the customer. This is usually fulfilled by professional courier services. Each courier […]