Over the last 12 months the Foreign and Commonwealth Office shipped mail using the following companies:
100 per cent. of UK mainland mail was shipped by the Royal Mail at an annual cost of £250,000,
100 per cent. of overseas mail was despatched in the Diplomatic bag and shipped by our freight agent DHL Global Forwarding at an annual cost of approximately £2 million.
In addition 100 per cent. of inter-Government mail was shipped using Government messenger services.