Royal Mail is to roll out 1,400 parcel postboxes across the UK in a move to win a greater share of the online shopping market. The move follows a successful trial of 17 parcel postboxes in Northampton and 13 in Leicester last year. If this latest roll out is successful, Royal Mail will look at converting all its existing post boxes to take parcels. The company has 115,000 postboxes, which are less than half a mile from 98.3% of all […]
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TNT Post has signed a deal with convenience store parcel network CollectPlus to provide international deliveries for SMEs. The new service will give smaller online retailers the opportunity to drop off parcels for worldwide delivery at one of 4,800 CollectPlus stores nationwide. Director of international parcels for TNT Post, Bob van Ierland said: “A majority of online entrepreneurs in the UK plan to expand internationally within the coming 12 months. “They will need access to international shipping services around the […]