Royal Mail Overview
Royal Mail is British public limited company having their headquarters in London, United Kingdom. As of January 2019 records, the Chairman of the company is Les Owen, whereas their Group Chief Executive Officer is Rico Back. This postal service and courier company was founded more than five centuries ago in 1516. For almost 500 years, the owner of the company was UK government. However, they sold 70% of the shares in 2015 and kept 30% ownership in it. Some premier services offered by the company include parcel service, freight forwarding, third party logistics, letter post, EMS, and delivery among others. They have divided their operations into two different divisions like Parcel Force Worldwide and Royal Mail. The annual income of the company is more than US$ 300 million. The total workforce of this organization is over 161,000 people. This public limited company made deliveries every day except public holidays and Sunday.
They are the member of the FTSE 250 Index. The company control operations through a network of more than 35 mail centres. This organization works on the integrated mail processing for sorting their emails on a daily basis. In addition to that, the company also uses intelligent letter sorting machines that have the capability to sort more than 36,000 items in an hour.
Royal Mail Details
The mail centres of the company are divided into different regions. In the east region, they are located in the cities of Peterborough, Romford, South Midlands, and Nottingham. On the other hand, the West region has centers in the cities of North West Midlands, Chester, Warrington, and Manchester. The South East region has centers in the cities of Gatwick, Greenford, Medway, and Mount Pleasant.