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Line Listing for Royal Mail Postal Sorting

Having your own sorting office at your premises can save you significant sums of money when posting out large volumes of letters through the Royal Mail service. This is done through Line Listing reports created from labels produced by your inhouse software solution.

Royal Mail offers various different discounts for postal sorting based upon the type of mail you are sending out. To qualify, you have to send at least 1,000 letters in any given day that you wish to take advantage of this system. 

The basic discount is for seperating your mail into postal bags representing the 85 major sorting regions within the UK. This sort is done by postcode lookup against the Royal Mail database. There are additional discounts for large letters / packets where the items being posted are the same ie. they have the same weight and dimensions.

To determine which letter belongs to which bag, use the Royal Mail Selection Files to create a lookup database. The basic sort uses the first 3 parts of a postcode to determine which region the item should be sent to; use this Regex to split the postcode into it's four components.

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