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U.K.’s Royal Mail Parcel Machinery Upgrades

Royal Mail VansThe U.K.’s Royal Mail is automating its parcel sortation machinery at 20 of its busiest mail handling centers to respond to increased competition in the parcel business. Volume rose 3% last year, but revenues only rose 1% because of intense competition from other parcel businesses. Declining volumes of personal and business mail mean parcels accounted for a growing share of Roya; Mail’s revenues. Parcels now produce 41.1% of Royal Mail domestic revenues. Last year it was 40.6%.

Source: Logistics Manager.com.