Around 4,000 exam certificates will be dropping through the letterboxes of pupils across Dumfries and Galloway today (5 August)
Around 150,000 exam certificates are being delivered to pupils across Scotland
Postmen and women throughout the country are pulling out the stops to deliver the certificates as quickly as possible
Royal Mail has been successfully delivering the exam certificates on behalf of the SQA since certificates for several years.
Royal Mail is delivering thousands of exam results on behalf of the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) today (5 August). Around 150,000 certificates will be dropping through the letterboxes of pupils all across Scotland. Around 4,000 certificates will be dropping through the letterboxes of pupils across Dumfries and Galloway.
Postmen and women all over the country have been pulling out all the stops to ensure the eagerly awaited results arrive as quickly as possible.
Cathy Way, Royal Mail Logistics Director said: “This is a massive day for every pupil in Scotland, waiting for their results. All of our people, many of whom have children themselves, understand just how important this day is for families. Our people pull out all the stops to ensure the results are delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.
“Royal Mail is used to handling large mailings and we have worked successfully with the SQA on exam result delivery for many years now and we are delighted to be playing our part in this special day once again.”
Every year Royal Mail works closely with the SQA in the build up to the results day to ensure the delivery of results runs smoothly. Special Royal Mail planning teams have been working for many months to ensure that pupils get their results.
All Scottish postcode areas delivered a target-beating performance in the 2013/14 financial year with 93% or over of First Class Mail delivered on time, the next business day after posting.*