Street Fight in London: TNT Post UK vs. Royal Mail

Starting in April, the private company TNT Post UK plans to test street delivery in the West End of London. Currently, TNT collects and sorts mail and then hands it over to Royal Mail, the traditional government-run postal provider in the United Kingdom, for final street delivery. Now, however, TNT Post UK wants to provide street delivery as well. TNT is seeking assistance from the UK government to provide a level playing field that will allow it to compete effectively with Royal Mail’s delivery service.

 

Some e-Thoughts on e-Books

A recent post on the blog Dead Tree Edition made an interesting observation: The once-exploding U.S. e-book sales have slowed considerably, according to R. R. Bowker, a marketing research firm targeting publishers, booksellers, and librarians. How can that be? Aren’t we on a preordained path to a digital world?

 

The Five Elements of a Postal Solution Blog Series

The End.

We’ve reached the end of our blog series.

We want to thank all of the guest bloggers who participated:

Week 1: Richard Kielbowicz, Steve Hutkins, and Jim Campbell

Week 2: Cliff Guffey, Alan Robinson, and John Callan

Week 3: Steve Ressler, Dan Combs, and John Payne

Week 4: Jessica Lowrance, John Waller, and Jeff Colvin

Week 5: Roger Kodat, Jim Sauber, and Elmar Toime

We also want to thank all of the commenters who took the time to add their views.

 

What is the appropriate pricing regime for the Postal Service?

This is the fourth topic in our "Five Elements of a Postal Solution" blog series. Link to last week's topic.
Link to today's recap.
Link to Thursday's blog by John Waller.
Link to Wednesday's blog by Jeff Colvin.
Link to Tuesday's blog by Jessica Lowrance.

 
Recapping the week - March 30, 2012

In the fourth week of our blog series, we asked three experts to give us their opinions on an appropriate pricing regime for the Postal Service.

 

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