Thursday, June 25, 2015

This is what happens with a privatized postal service

British Postal Company Axes Door-to-Door Delivery

"...Royal Mail was fully privatized with the passage of the Postal Services Act of 2011. Whistl started providing delivery services in April 2012, but they delivered mail every other day, rather than daily like Royal Mail. There were many claims that Whistl failed to deliver parcels and packages properly. When the private equity firm LDC told the company it would discontinue investments due to the subpar service, Whistl promptly pulled the plug on door-to-door delivery...."   


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