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Postal Strike Good For Private Competitors

by | 29th, June 2007

sorting-office.jpg PRIVATE delivery companies are preparing to make a killing during the Royal Mail’s 24-hour strike, with one firm, DX, expecting to rake in around £10million from the strike.

The strike, which is the first national stoppage in over a decade, threatens to hit postal services, Crown post offices and Royal Mail’s cash handling operation. Although 14,00 post offices will stay open.

Still, with more disruptions threatened over the coming weeks, private companies are licking their lips in anticipation.

Chief executive of DX, James Greenbury, claims the firm has attracted an “extraordinary” amount of demand from new customers in the past week. Says he: “We are taking on a significant number of new

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