Royal Mail plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is a provider of postal and delivery services. The Company is engaged in the collection, sorting, transportation and delivery of parcels and letters in the United Kingdom. It operates in two divisions: United Kingdom Parcels, International and Letters (UKPIL) and GLS. UKPIL collects and delivers parcels and letters through two networks: the Royal Mail Core Network and Parcelforce Worldwide. It provides collection and delivery services under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. GLS comprises the Group’s European parcel business and focuses on the deferred parcels segment. GLS operates in 22 European countries and nation states through wholly-owned members of the GLS Group and franchisees, and covers an additional 15 European countries and nation states through network and service partners of the GLS Group, which include Parcelforce Worldwide in the UK. GLS’s main markets are Germany, Italy and France.