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Paul Taylor appointed Managing Director of UKP Worldwide

Paul Taylor appointed Managing Director of UKP Worldwide UKP Worldwide (UKPW), the UK and US-based international mail and parcel delivery specialist, is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Taylor as Managing Director. Paul will take over from Lee Bucktrout, who will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of UKPW. Paul joined UKPW in Spring 2017, as eCommerce Director to put in place and drive forward the Company’s new business strategy, which includes new products and services for UK retailers selling cross-border and the development of solutions that offer a more efficient, innovative and discounted service on print, fulfilment and distribution. Paul has brought to UKPW over 25 years’ experience in the international mail and parcels industry, including senior leadership roles at DHL and Swiss Post International. Whilst CEO of Swiss Post International, Paul oversaw the merger with La Poste in 2012 to create Asendia. Prior to joining UKPW, Paul was Head of Sales and Marketing UK with Spring Global Mail. Paul will be responsible for continuing the successful development of the business by ensuring UKPW has the right infrastructure and processes in place to enable controlled sustainable growth. One key aspect will be maintaining UKPW’s prominence as an expert solution provider to the US and the unique, specialist services UKPW offers to the US. UKPW specialises in distributing direct mail, catalogues, magazine and eCommerce goods internationally. The company has an in-depth knowledge of the US market, through it’s US subsidiary and partnership with the United States Postal Service (USPS). […]

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Start building and expanding your USA export journey with UKP!

Start building and expanding your USA export journey with UKP! UKP Worldwide will be attending the World Mail & Express Europe Conference, 11-13th June 2018. This is Europe’s premier delivery event for professionals in the post and parcel industry, looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges in the industry. At the event, we will be sharing the latest developments with our International Publishing and eCommerce Services. If you are already shipping to the USA or looking for new markets, then please come and discuss our range of mail and eCommerce solutions including HMRC accredited export compliant and return goods relief solutions. We will also be talking about our new service specifically for FDA registered food items and health supplements.  Visit us on Stand 14, to learn more and start building and expanding your USA export journey… It promises to be an informative event with great networking, information and advice. If you would like to meet us there, contact us now to book a slot.  

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation is a new set of EU regulations due to come into force on 25th May 2018, as a replacement to the existing Data Protection Act. These rules are for personal data protection and every organisation within the EU must be compliant with the new regulations. GDPR will be implemented regardless of Brexit. As a business, we have undertaken strict internal audits, reviewed all processes and procedures and implemented changes required, to ensure we are GDPR compliant for our customers. We’ve partnered up with dataXchange to help our customers send us data and sensitive information the secure way.  Call our Data Bureau team on 01844 398880 or email data.process@ukpworldwide.com to get your login. For a more detailed explanation on GDPR, please visit www.ico.org.uk, where they feature an informative weekly blog advising what businesses are required to do.

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Busy year of exhibiting!

  Busy year of exhibiting! 2016 has been a busy year for UKP Worldwide, attending some new events, as well as attending more of the Triangle World Mail events for the first time. We attended the MetaPack Delivery Conference in January, where our Returns Portal attracted particular interest. For the...

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2016 Christmas Postal Dates and Opening Hours

  2016 Christmas postal dates opening hours Please find UKP Worldwide’s recommended last postal dates and our opening hours during the festive season. Many thanks UKP Worldwide Team For further information, please contact us on 01844 398880 or email us on info@ukpworldwide.com

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Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child This year UKP Worldwide staff members supported Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is an initiative of Samaritans Purse UK, a Christian relief and development charity working amongst communities in need across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We completed 8 shoeboxes, each one filled with...

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UKP Worldwide granted full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status

UKP Worldwide granted full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status UKP Worldwide has been approved and granted full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, after a thorough and exhaustive audit by HMRC, covering both customs simplifications & security and safety. UKP Worldwide provides international delivery services for eCommerce goods, as well as...

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Amazon Tracked Shipping Requirements

  Amazon tracked shipping requirements Amazon US is introducing guidelines for sellers to adhere to for selling products on their platform. Starting in February 2016, Amazon have confirmed that sellers will have to provide compliant tracking numbers for 95% of shipments. Amazon wants their sellers to enhance the customer experience...

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New $800 De Minimis for Imports into the US

  New $800 De Minimis for Imports into the US On 24th February 2016, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act 2015, agreeing to increase the US de minimis value from $200 to $800. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed on 10th March 2016 that the...

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UKP Worldwide Celebrate 15 Years!

  UKP Worldwide Celebrate 15 Years! October 2015 saw UKP Worldwide celebrate our 15th anniversary. Established in 2000 as UK Postings Ltd, we provide fulfilment and distribution services to the publishing sector. The distribution of magazines and periodical mail around the world still remains at the heart of our organisation...

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eBay: New On-Time Delivery Metric… Are you ready?

  eBay: New On-Time Delivery Metric… Are you ready? eBay have announced that they are updating seller performance standards to help recognise when a seller delivers a great buyer experience. Seller performance will no longer primarily be based on a buyer’s opinion, making it easier for seller’s to manage their...

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UKP Worldwide Certified ISO 9001

  UKP Worldwide Certified ISO 9001 We are pleased to announce that we are now certified as an ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard compliant organisation. The independent assessment was conducted by the leading Certification Body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates our commitment to customer service and quality in delivery....

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Find us at IRX Internet Retailing Expo, NEC

Find us at IRX Internet Retailing Expo, NEC UKP Worldwide are attending the IRX Internet Retailing Expo today and tomorrow at the NEC, Birmingham. We will be on stand F1. We will be promoting our cost efficient US tracked postal service for anyone sending items to the US. If you...

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