imail offer London 2012 contingency plan

With the London 2012 Games just round the corner many businesses are putting in contingency plans, imail, part of the UK Mail group have the perfect solution for those sending out time critical mail during the games.
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April 26, 2012 - PRLog -- With the London 2012 games fast approaching organisations are beginning to consider the impact of the Olympic and Paralympic Games on business operations. Many businesses will inevitably be impacted by the Games as the world comes to the UK and in particular to London.  This will create a variety of risks, issues and opportunities, all of which need to be considered by businesses as they prepare their operations for ‘business as unusual’.

Hybrid mailing specialist’s imail have put forward a solution to minimise disruption for businesses when it comes to sending mail. There is a risk that extraordinary events (security, or shear traffic volume) may affect mail collections. imail’s technically advanced and eco-friendly system prints and distributes mail without the need for the customer to physically send themselves. Mail is printed at a print centre closest to the delivery address; mail coming out of London will not be affected by the Games.

Andy Barber, General Manager for imail said ‘Major events such as the Games  could mean delays in sales as responses to marketing campaigns are slower than normal, or debtor days increase as invoices are not being received as quickly. imail is the quickest print and mail solution of its type at a low cost and is an ideal solution to keep business disruption levels down during this busy period.’

imail forms part of the UK Mail Group who have a sound business continuity plan in place for the Games. UK Mail has been working with TFL, Metropolitan Police, local authorities and DHL Supply Chain and have successfully run 2 Business Continuity Tests with further tests set to take place in the run up to the Games.


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The UK Mail Group is the largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering quality, yet affordable, delivery solutions both locally and worldwide. With a national network of 53 sites and 3,000 drivers, it is accountable of over 17 per cent of all addressed mail within the UK, making it the busiest alternative to Royal Mail.

imail was launched in 2008 by UK Mail as the only alternative to the first class postal service and enables users to send letters and postcards with just a click of the mouse from as late as 3pm for next-day or 6pm for two-day delivery. The mail documents are sent electronically to the UK Mail sort centre closest to the destination where they are printed, enveloped and sorted for onward delivery.

imail is ideal for all sizes of business from SMEs to corporate companies, offering a dynamic desktop to delivery service at a keystroke that provides a range of cost, time and environmental benefits.

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For further information please contact: Fahmeda Ahmed, Marketing Assistant, UK Mail, 0121 335 1190 or
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