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Company Overview of Royal Mail plc

Company Overview

Royal Mail plc provides postal services in the United Kingdom and other Europe. The company operates through UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKPIL); and General Logistics Systems (GLS) segments. The UKPIL segment engages in core UK and international parcels and letter delivery businesses under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. It provides services for the collection, sorting, and delivery of parcels and letters. This segment also designs and produces stamps and philatelic items, as well as offers media and marketing mail services. The GLS segment operates ground-based parcel delivery networks in Europe comprising the GLS network covering 41 European countries and nation s...

100 Victoria Embankment

London,  EC4Y 0HQ

United Kingdom

Founded in 2013

156,535 Employees

Key Executives for Royal Mail plc

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and Member of Chief Executive's Committee
Age: 62
Total Annual Compensation: 996.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, Member of Chief Executive's Committee and Member of Pensions Committee
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: 821.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Royal Mail plc Key Developments

Royal Mail Wins London Boroughs Postal Services Contract for Second Time

Royal Mail won a three year contract to handle all 27 London Boroughs postal services for the second time. The contract has been awarded after a competitive tendering process by the London Boroughs postal board, to handle 27 of the 33 London Boroughs mail services. The contract will cover the collection, delivery and sortation of all business mail including council tax communications, parcels and special delivery items as well as bulk mail postings. The winning of this contract is testament to the hard work of the company postmen and women across London, who already provide a high quality of service to 2.2 million residential and 175,000 business addresses, six days a week.

Royal Mail plc Reports Trading Results for the Three Months Ended June 26, 2016

Royal Mail plc reported trading results for the three months ended June 26, 2016. For the period, the company's overall trading was in line with the company's expectations.

Royal Mail plc Launches New Online-Registration Tool

Royal Mail plc has launched an automated online-registration tool for British companies to sell to Chinese consumers through its Tmall Global storefront. The tool brings a low-cost market entry solution within reach of British companies that would previously not have been able to afford to enter the Chinese market. This is part of the Royal Mail's strategy to pursue faster growing areas of the UK and international markets. Launched in 2015, Royal Mail's Tmall Global Storefront makes it easier for British companies of all sizes to reach China's e-commerce consumers.

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