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A program that sorts items of mail to nationally recognised mail specifications for mailers of catalogues or heavyweight items of mail. In doing so Royal Mail gives the customer a discount on their mailing.

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  • + Functional details

    A batch program that sorts a customers mailing file to Royal Mail specifications and produces all the relevant reports and labels for the customer to qualify for postal discounts

  • + Business opportunity

    Discounts on the cost of mailings

  • + Competitive advantage

    Until now heavyweight items of mail could not be sent through a mail sortation process and so no discounts were available.

  • + Industries

    Automotive Industry
       Automotive Suppliers
    Banking Industry
       Banking - Other
    Chemicals & Petroleum Industry
    Consumer Products Industry
    Education Industry
       Basic/Secondary Education
       Higher Education
    Energy & Utilities Industry
       Combo Electric/Gas
       Electric and Gas Energy Services Traders
    Financial Markets Industry
       Financial Markets - Global Customer Management
       Financial Markets - Other
    Government Central/Federal industry
       Environ., Transp. & Pub. Works
       Finance and Administration
       Public Safety and Justice
       Social Services
    Government, State/Provincial/Local Industry
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, City/Mun.
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, County/Shire
       Env/Trans/PubWrks, Spec. Dist.
       Fin. & Admin, City/Municipal
       Fin. & Admin, County/Shire
       Fin. & Admin, Special District
       Fin. & Admin, State/Prov./Reg.
       Other Government
       PS & Justice, City/Municipal
       PS & Justice, County/Shire
       PS & Justice, Special District
       Soc. Services, City/Municipal
       Soc. Services, County/Shire
    Healthcare Industry
       Alternate Healthcare
       Healthcare Other
       Health Plans / Payors
       Integrated Healthcare Systems / Hospitals
       Physicians / Clinics
    Industrial Products Industry
       Fabrication & Assembly
       Other Process
    Insurance Industry
       Insurance Carriers - Life & Asset Management (L&AM)
       Insurance Carriers - Property & Casualty (P&C)
       Other Insurance, N.E.C.
    Life Sciences Industry
    Professional Services Industry
       Management Consulting
    Retail Industry
       Retail - Apparel Manufacturing
       Retail - Department Stores
       Retail - Direct Marketing
       Retail - Retail Food
       Retail - Hard Goods
       Retail - Mass Merchants
       Retail - Specialty
    Telecommunications Industry
    Travel & Transportation Industry
       Global Dist. Systems / CRS
    Wholesale Distribution & Services Industry
       Wholesale - Services

  • + Solution areas

       Pervasive Computing/In-Vehicle
    Chemicals and Petroleum
       Production management
    Consumer Products
       Merchandise management and inventory control
       Wholesale systems
       Administration Information Systems
       IT Infrastructure and Services
       Student Information Systems
    Energy and Utilities
       Generation Solutions
       Infrastructure and Systems Management
       Network Transformation
       Wholesaling and Risk Management
    Financial Markets
    Financial Services/Banking
       Core Banking
       Core Systems Transformation
       Internet Banking
       Operations & Processing
       Risk management & compliance
       Case Management
       Finance and Administration
       Multichannel Distribution
       Regulatory Compliance
       Safety, Security & Privacy
       Transportation Management
    Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
       Administrative Systems
       Finance and Accounting
       High Performance Computing
       Medical Imaging
       Operations and Regulations
       Patient Care and Services
       Payer Transaction Services
       Physician Office Automation
       Picture Archival and Communication Systems
       Administration Systems and Services
       Core Insurance
       Insurance distribution and services
    Life Sciences
       Life Sciences Research and Development
       Self- Service solutions
       Store Operations
       Internet Data Center
       Network Infrastructure
       Network Management
       Network Operations
       Service Management
    Travel and Transportation
       Airline Operations
       Corporate travel
       Infrastructure Systems
       Travel services: business
       Travel services: consumer
    Wholesale Distribution
       Business management systems
    Cross industry
       Business Intelligence
          Data Mining
          Data Warehousing
          Sales Analysis
       Business Process Management and Integration
          Employee Services
          Inventory/Warehouse and Shipping Mgmt
          Production/Ops and Logistics
       Customer Relationship Management
          Marketing and Customer Intelligence
          Infrastructure Systems and Management
          Internet Services
       Product Lifecycle Management
          Engineering and Analysis
          Product Data Management and Collaboration
          Service After Sales
       Supply Chain Management

  • + Customer size

    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported


  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

    United Kingdom

  • + Solution collateral

Technical information

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    z/OS 1.7
       IBM Systems: System z

  • + Services

    Industry Leadership Solutions
    Professional Services
    Small & Medium Business Solutions

  • + Storage devices

    IBM System Storage Tape Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage Enterprise Tape Library 3590/3494

Date last modified:    Nov 22, 2012

Contact information

Lee Jones
01454 871000


APAK Group Ltd
Apak House, Badminton Court
Station Road
Yate, Bristol BS37 5HZ
United Kingdom

+44 1454 871060

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