Royal Post is a British postal company, which was established in 1516 and renamed as Royal Post Group Limited in 2007.
"Royal Post is a British postal company, which was established in 1516 and renamed as Royal Post Group Limited in 2007. Royal Post Group currently operates a branch business unit: Royal Post, which operates the postal mail business; And parcel service, as the operation of parcel business; General Logistics System is a subsidiary of Royal Post Group, which is engaged in logistics-related business. Mail boxes in the streets and lanes of Britain, all the letters in pillar box are mailed by the company, and Royal Mail staff liquidate these mail boxes every day on weekdays.
Royal Mail has been a public service company for most of the history, operating as a Ministry or a state-owned enterprise. However, after the publication of the Postal Service Act in 2011, Royal Mail began to be privatized, and most of its shares were listed on the London Stock Exchange on October 15, 2013. On December 23 of the same year, it became a component of the FTSE 100 Index, and the British government only held 30% of the shares. In 2015, the British government sold all its shares, which made Royal Mail complete its state-owned position for nearly five centuries.
Royal Mail is one of the largest enterprises in the UK, undertaking the major postal services in the UK and internationally. In addition to the traditional postal services such as letter, parcel, express delivery service, postal business hall, etc., the business also includes new businesses such as electronic remittance, savings, logistics and a series of business etiquette services. Its innovative and high-quality customer service makes it the first postal brand in Britain.
Important development process
-In 1516, the Royal Mail was founded by King Henry VIII.
-1635, serving the general public.
-In 1650, the title of ""General Post Office"" was established, which is a branch of the central government.
-In 1840, Royal Mail first introduced a nationwide standard list of postage for delivery and stamps that can be attached, which is the first stamp system in the world and the only country in the world where the country name is not printed on stamps-replacing the inscription with the head of the queen.
-In 1969, the British General Post Office was changed to a state-owned enterprise, called The Post Office.
-In 1870, Royal Mail founded the telegraph service.
-In 1912, Royal Mail merged most of the telephone offices of British central governments to specialize in telephone service.
-In 2000, Royal Post was transformed into a public legal person limited company operated by the government, and the whole group was renamed as ""Royal Post Group Limited"" in 2007.
-In 2013, Wins Cabot, the British Minister of Business Innovation, announced the privatization plan of Royal Mail in Congress, and the British government advocated that privatization could promote the postal business reform.
-In 2013, Royal Mail's letter and parcel business was listed in October 2013, and nearly 3 billion pounds (about HK$ 35 billion) was cashed out for the British government. The British government still holds a 30% stake in Royal Mail, and its former employees are also allocated 10% shares.
-In 2015, the British government sold all its shares, which made Royal Mail complete its state-owned position for nearly five centuries."