Historically, UK investors have had few options to benefit from the steady, utility-like earnings stream on offer from the mail and parcel delivery sector. But that is all set to change later this year as one of the last bastions of the public sector, the Royal Mail, rumbles towards a landmark privatisation. And it is not only the Royal Mail's potential listing that should make investors pause and take a second look. The internet has created strong, long-term structural growth forces for parcel businesses as shopping migrates online. We've taken a closer look at a range of investment opportunities from across the globe in the mail and couriers sub-sector.
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