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# Tuesday, December 30, 2008

There are no postage collections on Wednesday the 31st of December and Thursday the 1st of January. Any mail sent after close of business on Tuesday 30th of December will be processed on the next available working day Friday 2nd of December.

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# Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Please note that we are closed on the 25th and 26th of December. Any mail received after 5pm on the 24th of December will be processed on the next available working day, Monday 29th of December. Customers should also note that delivery over the Christmas period can take longer than usual and allow more time when sending time sensitive documents.

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# Monday, December 22, 2008

We are unable to offer Special Delivery and Recorded Delivery after 5pm on the 22 December due to the fact that there are no postal collections until Monday the 29th of December. This option has been disabled during this period but will be available again as soon as postal collections resume.

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# Friday, December 19, 2008

The last guaranteed posting dates for Christmas have now passed for all destinations. All mail received will still be processed and sent as usual but is now likely to arrive after Christmas. No mail will be processed on the 25th and 26th of December and the 1st of January as there are no collections/deliveries on these days. PC2paper would like to wish all our customers a happy Christmas.

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# Tuesday, December 16, 2008

According to this article British Airways lost nearly half a million bags this summer. One in every 53 bags went missing, a total of 444,492 bags. The figure puts BA in 25th place out of 29 airlines based on statistics on baggage delays. The figures which also show statistics for punctuality show that BA flights were also at least 15 minutes late taking off or landing. On delayed baggage BA fared worse that rivals Air France and Lufthansa but better than KLM and BMI who were the worst performer overall. Virgin Atlantic were among the best performing airlines.

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# Monday, December 15, 2008

Postmen is Bridgwater have voted for strike action in a dispute over working hours. Staff voted to hold up to three one day strikes before Christmas in a dispute over part time working. The first strike will be held on the 20th of December with no further dates having been authorised as yet. The workers are in dispute over plans to replace full time jobs with part time roles. During the strikes there is likely to be delays to mail in the local area.

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# Friday, December 12, 2008

PC2Paper have released a new Letter Pricing API which enables you to do real time price queries on letters before they are sent from your own system. You may find this useful if you are reselling the PC2Paper service and would like to provide your customers with all the pricing options available such as special delivery, different printing options, envelope selections, printing station selection etc. Given all these options the PC2Paper Letter Pricing API will give you a price for your letter which you can then use to bill your user.

For more about Letter Pricing API, please visit the API section of our web site.

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# Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Ryanair have launched a new bid for rival airline Aer Lingus. Ryanair already owns nearly 30% of Aer Lingus following an earlier failed takeover attempt. They have offered to pay 1.40 Euros a share for the remaining shares. Ryanair made its first take over bid in October 2006 but this was opposed by the company and rejected by the shareholders. However, the deputy chief executive of Ryanair has said that the aviation industry has changed immeasurably since 2006. In order to be successful Ryanair will need the support of the Irish government which currently owns 25% of Aer Lingus and which has previously rejected Ryanairs offers.

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# Tuesday, December 2, 2008

blogoftheweek_thumbThere will be no Travel Blog of the Week during December to allow PC2Paper staff to concentrate on the increased volume of mail we receive during December. The regular feature will be back at the beginning of January.

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