E-shot: Kaizen plans for improved efficiency

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Kaizen plans for improved efficiency






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KAIZEN LATEST:

SEPTEMBER UPDATE

  • Five strands of activity prioritised which aim to improve efficiency across the end to end pipeline
    • Mail arrival and improving mail flow into mail centres
    • Forecasting
    • Consumables
    • Low sort mech letter and reducing number of SSC selections
    • Data
  • Five working groups set up with strand leads and participants allocated from mailing houses, carriers and Royal Mail. This follows the setting up of the Industry Steering Board in August tasked with monitoring the progress of all strand activities
  • Work has already commenced in some of the strands and updates on progress to be shared in the future editions of SMP communications.

ROYAL MAIL NEWSRoyal Mail

UPCOMING GDPR EVENTS

Please make a note of some key diary dates for events on the GDPR.

OCTOBER
'Marketing in a Post-GDPR World' - Launch of Research'
Expected to take place 16th October, but date to be confirmed
Venue: The Rumpus Room, Mandarin Hotel, London

NOVEMBER
'Marketing in a Post-GDPR World' - Launch of Research'
8th November - The Gyle, Royal Mail Centre, Edinburgh
9th November - Royal Mail Centre, Dearne
14th November - Royal Mail NDC, Northamptonshire
21st November - Phoenix Centre, London

If you would like to attend any of the GDPR events, please contact james.brook@royalmail.com.

ROYAL MAIL NEWSRoyal Mail

STAR WARS CELEBRATION STAMPS

Blockbuster film, ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, will be blasting its way onto cinema screens from 14th December 2017.

To celebrate, Royal Mail has announced eight new Star Wars stamps, limited-edition collectibles and gifts, packed with friendly - and not-so-friendly - characters.

Beautifully illustrated by UK digital artist, Malcolm Tween, some of the stamps feature secret details, revealed only by UV light. The iconic stamps will be available in this galaxy from 12th October. Some gifts and collectibles are limited to a run of 750 – so pre-order today.

Star Wars Stamps

CHRISTMAS POSTAGE DATES

Here’s the latest recommended posting dates for Christmas 2017.

CLICK HERE FOR POSTING DATES

ENVELOPE QUIZ

We've put together a short quiz to test your knowledge about the envelope - click on the link below to have a go!

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