According to the Office of National Statistics, in December 2019 Online Retailing accounted for 19.0% of all retailing in the UK – and that rate continues to grow about 1% every year. So with an increasing number of people choosing to buy online, it has become more important than ever
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Despite significantly high winds and pockets of flooding around the U.K. The Delivery Group and ONEPOST continues to operate as much of a national network as possible. As many will be aware, throughout the evening of the 9th of February high winds and flooding prevented clear passage on many
What is Direct Mail? Direct mail is promotional material sent via post or courier service to homes or businesses. To put it simply; direct mail is the advertising material you get through your letterbox. People pick up direct mail every day and likely do not know the name for it.
ONEPOST announce relocation from Portishead to brand new offices in Bristol. The move to the £8m Delivery Group Service Centre brings significant benefits for ONEPOST customers: Located inside the new Delivery Group Service Centre means ONEPOST will be on site to directly manage and report on customer mailings. Working in
ACCURATE DATA MEANS REDUCED COSTS AND BETTER RESULTS FOR YOUR DM CAMPAIGNS The importance of data to any business can never be underestimated - and in a GDPR compliant world, it’s now essential for data to be regularly maintained and cleaned. The Data & Marketing Association (DMA) champion many data
THE FESTIVE SEASON GIVES POSTAL OPERATORS AROUND THE WORLD THE OPPORTUNITY TO CELEBRATE Many postal services across the world devote their annual issues to Christmas. However, the subject of which country issued the first ever Christmas stamp has created much debate! Here are the main contenders: Canada 1898 - It’s
Every now and again we all have to send a package or parcel. Whether it's a birthday present for a loved one far away or daily business shipments - packages are transported from A to B all day every day. But how do we know they’ve left A? And arrived
BARCODES AND POSTCODES HAVE MADE A REVOLUTIONARY IMPACT ON ALL OUR LIVES The first UK barcode scan took place on 2 October 1979, at supermarket chain Keymarkets in Spalding, Lincolnshire. When first introduced to retailers, sunlight shining through windows at the front of stores prevented barcodes from being read. Fortunately,
Royal Mail have announced today that from 3rd February 2020 they will be re-introducing charges for non-compliant Mailmark items. This decision follows a 2-year period when charges were suspended, during which Royal Mail conducted a number of trials to help find ways customers could improve the barcode read-rate on their