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Royal Mail loses

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Scottish Business Owner

Scottish Business Owner

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An interesting story developing around Royal Mail. I read yesterday that Postcomm have said Royal Mail cant survive in the current climate and that the competition introduced has really only helped big business and no one else.

Royal Mail loses
Well, small mailshots are something I used to do on a regular basis, but the price of a second class stamp has made that a less attractive proposition these days.

Often I have to send and receive tapes, DVDs and other media from one place to another..... Too often the attitude of the receiving post office is that THEY'RE doing YOU a favour and theirs staff can be rude and obstructive. Likewise, whilst our regular postie is a diamond the service from relief postmen can be diabolical.... Several times I've had to complain about them not attempting to deliver parcels but just putting 'you were out' slips through the door with out so much as knocking....

As for all the crap about the size of the letter attracting a higher price..... :rolleyes: It's just another example of what happens when you hand an essential core service over to asset strippers....


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God Royal Mail,

Should be known as Useless Mail. I sometimes wonder if it would be easier to just hand deliver mail myself, it would certainly be quicker.

I don't think the governement shouldn't bail them out, let them compete for the business like every other business does. We all compete with other firms for clients and customers why should they be any different.

The other firms that are offering postal services are mainly for businesses though aren't they. I haven't really seen anything for general use?


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