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Investors in People Silver Accreditation

Investors in People Silver Accreditation UKP Worldwide has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. UKPW are made up of a team of thirty and provide brokered international eCommerce and mail solutions to almost all industry sectors. Originally established in 2000 providing international distribution services to publishers, our extensive knowledge in this area has spearheaded our development into direct mail, eCommerce and latterly eCommerce returns. With the USA being a key market for publishers, we opened our facility in the USA in 2010 and this has helped grow our range of mail services and develop our expertise in USA eCommerce distribution and returns. Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale. Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said “We’d like to congratulate UKP Worldwide, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, and an organisation committed to achieving success by realising the potential of their people. UKP Worldwide should be extremely proud of their achievement.” Paul Taylor, Managing Director, UKP Worldwide comments: “We are delighted not only to have achieved […]

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Italy – international mail with double UK return addresses

Italy – international mail with double UK return addresses We wanted to bring to your attention the strict processing guidelines, which have been implemented by the Italian Postal Authority on all inbound international mail.  Any mail pieces containing a double UK return address (a preprinted return address and the correct return address included in a PPI) will be subject to being refused or imposing heavy surcharges. We would, therefore, ask you to ensure that all mail pieces being sent to Italy no longer contain a visible preprinted UK return address. Whilst we appreciate some clients like to include a return address to ensure undelivered mail is returned directly to them – we can confirm that undelivered mail items are returned to UKPW by the individual postal carriers.  Though undelivered items can take a while to be returned, once received all returned items are processed accordingly and in alignment with our individual client’s requirements. If you have any queries regarding these changes, please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss these further.

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World Mail & Express Americas – A Great Success!

World Mail & Express Americas 2017 – A great success! UKP Worldwide have been working with Triangle Management Services for many years and regularly attend their exhibitions, making this our fourth World Mail & Express Americas Conference! Triangle events are always well organised, providing great networking opportunities and presentations from...

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UKP Worldwide sponsors local Futsal team

  UKP Worldwide sponsors local Futsal team Aylesbury Futsal Club was founded in October 2016 by a group of Portuguese friends and has rapidly expanded to become one of the largest clubs in Aylesbury playing Futsal. The Club approached UKP Worldwide to become one of two sponsors of the local...

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De Minimis Thresholds

  De Minimis Thresholds It has already been a year since the United States raised its de minimis to $800, which hadn’t been reviewed in over 20 years. De minimis is a hot topic around the world and especially in Canada where a booming eCommerce market is putting pressure on...

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Join us in Miami 26-28th February 2017

World Mail & Express Americas Conference. UKP Worldwide will be attending the World Mail & Express Americas Conference, 26-28th February 2017. This is America’s leading conference for the global postal and logistics operators looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges in the industry. At the event,...

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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

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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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