postal, parcel
& logistics professionals

PLCWW work extensively with management consultancies and other specialists supporting consultants in areas relevant to our experience.

This experience lies in postal systems design and operation and in maximising shareholder or customer value from physical B2B and B2C distribution systems, through leading and supporting operational and commercial improvement. We also extract value from retail postal networks.

When it comes to requirements such as postal business process re-engineering and the adoption, or integration, of new technologies and changes in the channels to market then consultants seek support from PLCWW.

During periods of change we can help ensure that legacy postal systems integrate and new e-commerce based delivery systems provide the most efficient and effective service to the customer while maximising profitability.

Other areas where we have been supporting management consultants are:

  • Establishing investor attractiveness
  • Organisational due diligence
  • Efficiency and operational effectiveness studies
  • Market analysis
  • Assessing organisations undergoing change
  • Future options for delivering an affordable USO

We have experienced the mistakes that organisations can make in adopting mail production, mail distribution and e-commerce distribution systems. We can aid the transfer of learning and understanding of how to avoid them happening.

PLCWW is essentially a business of principals who collectively have ‘been there and done that’ and seek to pass that experience to others. We also have significant experience of working directly with organisations identifying and supporting needed changes. PLCWW is a ‘hands on’ business which can provide those skills for other change agents to ensure project success.

For further information about our support for management and specialist consultants, please contact us.

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News
  • 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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