Vistaprint appoints Royal Mail to handle customer deliveries

Royal Mail has announced it is trialling a service where posties bring pre-printed postage labels to customers using the Parcel Collect service.

Royal Mail has been appointed by online printing company Vistaprint to handle customer deliveries across the UK using its Tracked 48 services. The one-year contract covers the collection and delivery of parcels from Royal Mail’s warehouse in Northampton to customers nationwide. Vistaprint will use Royal Mail’s tracked reporting suite.

Last year, Royal Mail announced a series of improvements to its Tracked portfolio including increasing the weight limit across the product range, increasing the compensation it offers from £50 to a maximum of £100, extending the acceptance time of consignments and improving access to its network by allowing customers to submit items over the weekend for weekday delivery.

Oliver Harcourt, UK Marketing Manager at Vistaprint said, “Vistaprint has been serving micro business owners for over 20 years and our customers often tell us that running their own business can be both challenging and stressful at times. That’s why we are committed to giving them the peace of mind that their orders will arrive safely and on time. Our partnership with Royal Mail will enable us to provide every customer with a reliable and secure delivery service.”              

Source: Royal Mail