postal, parcel
& logistics professionals

MailDelivery_250PLCWW is a company of professionals, postal logistics consultants who have all worked extensively in the mail, parcel and logistics industry.

We are first and foremost experienced managers. We lead teams or programmes to deliver a set of outputs, or develop strategies to enhance market position.

We develop market based strategies and pricing regimes to maximize your returns and keep customers for the long term.

We design delivery systems that minimize vehicle running and maximize staff productivity. We identify partners and acquisitions.

PLCWW develop costing regimes that show you where costs really occur, and how to allocate costs to maximise commercial returns or minimise regulator interventions.

We know how to assess the status quo, understand business needs and develop plans that improve the supply chain. This blend of skills from mail and parcels is of specific relevance to those involved in e-fulfilment and home shopping.

Postal Advisors

Some aspects of business do not arise frequently enough so that you can become an expert in the field and your managers and teams need support to ensure they take account of all aspects before making a decision. We have access to experts who can advise on many aspects of postal operations.

Examples of where our advisors work are in the fields of:

  • Postcode Utilisation
  • Address Management
  • Intelligent Mail
  • Electronic Mail Capability
  • Hybrid Mail Options
  • Hand Held
  • Data Capture Devices
  • Market Analysis
  • New Product Development
  • Postal Automation
  • Regulator Management
  • Strategic Alliance Selection
  • Mail Preparation Options
  • Postal Service Buying
  • Franchise Criteria Setting
  • Efficiency Reviews
  • Statisticians and Operational Research
  • Training

TQM is a way of working that can apply to any part of the mail and parcels industry. We have access to experienced manager who can deploy TQM principles throughout a discipline or an organisation.

For further information about our postal logistics consultants, please contact us

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  • The End of 1st Class

    Several European Postal administrations are starting to review the future of their mail services in light of continuing falling mail volumes.  Denmark has already announced it will cease 1st class mail and Saturday deliveries. While Direct Mail appears to be enjoying something of a resurgence and packet volumes continue to grow postal authorities are faced with a dilemma.  Insufficient 1st class volumes to justify the network costs but an E-commerce marketplace that increasingly wants items delivered with speed.  With TNT exiting from the final mile mail delivery market and Royal Mail loosing share in the crucial E-commerce market will we see a major change to the basic 1st/2nd service specification in the UK?

  • PLCWW helps businesses go digital

    After 12 years successfully supporting businesses manage their postal operations we now spend more of our time supporting the same businesses move to digital media.  More specifically to integrate their postal operation with their digital communications systems.  Recent work with local authoroties have shown how significant savings can be made even though physical and digital communications systems have to run side by side.

    The opportunities in the Uk and Europe for businesses to integrate physical and digital is significant and those that went totally digital are now moving to redevelope physical mail in a controlled way.  Recent volume data form UK and european postal administrations suggests the decline in post is flattening as companies look for ways to appeal to consumers who have sophisticated digital systems that make selling on line more difficult.

  • Intelligent Barcodes or tracking your mail…

    Want to know where your mail item is in the mail delivery system, well now you can. Later this year Mailmark will use intelligent barcodes to effectively track mail and report where it is in the mail system.

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