New research into the outlook for the UK express parcels industry has been released, which identifies market challenges and offers an insight into the potential for future growth. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for August 12th, 2012
DHL, one of the world’s biggest logistics companies, said on Saturday it has signed an agreement with Etihad Rail to use the UAE’s new rail network, currently under construction.
The memorandum of understanding with the master developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway is part of DHL’s plan to reduce its environmental impact.
August 10, 2012 — The Group Property division of Lloyds Banking Group (Group Property) has today revealed that working with leading postal services and equipment company, Totalpost Services Plc has led to significant savings across the business.
The Group began working with Totalpost in 2008 to streamline postal supply services, to consolidate the number of suppliers being used and to reduce costs. Read the rest of this entry »
IOWA CITY, Iowa, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — TMone announced today it has been awarded a contract with renewal options through 2023 by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to provide Inside Sales Services and Small to Medium Business Customer Acquisition strategies.
TMone is tasked at targeting new customers for the Postal Service and bringing them through the Every Door Direct Mail process.
- Accelerate speed to new sales, revenue growth, and Return on Investment (ROI) with regards to the Every Door Direct Mail service;
- Develop methods for lead generation with regard to the Every Door Direct Mail service;
- Improve Customer Experience Measurement (CEM) scores with regards to new small and medium sized businesses;
- Validate and/or support the Postal Service’s concept of an Inside Sales program;
- Adjust and refine the strategy and design of the Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) Inside Sales program to enhance and improve overall program performance and augment the optional full Inside Sales program deployment phase for expanding product coverage and capacity.
TMone is a provider of domestic business services and customer relationship management (CRM) outsourcing. With locations in the Midwest and Northern Great Plains, delivers new jobs to America’s hometowns. Call Center Outsourcing is a people business, and TMone is in the business of augmenting and supplementing other companies human capital needs. TMone has grown every year since inception and start-up in 2003 and is on Inc. Magazine’s Honor Roll List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies for the last five years. TMone also provides cutting-edge Software as a Service (SaaS) Enterprise integrations. This enables TMone to drive efficiency, automation and effectiveness with technology solutions that are on par with its largest global competitors, at a lower cost and executed far more nimbly.
“TMone recognizes the importance of speed to new sales for the United States Postal Service and the Every Door Direct Mail program. TMone’s substantial experience in small business customer acquisition, sales pipeline development, account management and technology customization are essential for the Postal Service Program,” said Anthony Marlowe, President of TMone. “The Postal Service’s Every Door Direct Mail product is a tremendous tool for entrepreneurs to build their business on an ongoing basis, added Marlowe.”
Every Door Direct Mail from the United States Postal Service allows SMB business to reach every home, every address, every time. Small businesses can find the customers that matter most. Postage is as low as 14.5â‚µ per piece – and you don’t need to know names or street addresses. You simply identify the neighborhoods you want to target, and your printed piece is delivered with the day’s mail to every address.
CONSUMER watchdogs are calling on online retailers to offer a Royal Mail service on all its sales to save money for customers in the far north of Scotland.
Consumer Focus Scotland is urging all internet retailers and parcel delivery operators to review and revamp its delivery service and offer customers much more flexibility.
August 11 – The British Paralympic Association has defended the Royal Mail from criticism for not creating individual stamps for each British Paralympic gold medallist as it has been doing with the Olympics.
The Royal Mail has been releasing stamps for every Olympic gold medal winner, with the current tally of British Olympic champions this summer standing at 28.
For the Paralympians winning gold they will be featured on a series of six stamps instead.
This is because, according to the Royal Mail, it would be “logistically impossible” to create individual stamps for what could be double the number of Olympic Games gold medallists.