March 18, 2013

Same day delivery: What role for the Postal Service?

In one of our recent blogs, we suggested that cost-effective same-day delivery service needs to be fulfilled from outlets that are close to the consumer, and we suggested […]
March 15, 2013

Can the Posts survive in an integrated supply chain world?

Competitiveness in the e commerce market is forcing retailers to continuously tighten and integrate their supply chains in order to squeeze out waste.  First, they looked to minimize inventory costs […]
February 24, 2013

How is the convergence of etailing and retailing affecting postal operators?

In her recent post on Quartz, Gina Chon argues that Amazon should just buy RadioShack.  Chon postulates that ” instead of setting up lockers at various random locations, […]
February 14, 2013

Implications of 3D Printing on the Postal Industry

3D printing has been around for a few years now.  One of the questions is whether it will ever take off.  The industry is growing, turning […]
January 27, 2013

The logistics transformation of the postal industry

Diversification is now a common currency in the postal industry:  mail in its diverse incarnations, including hybrid, parcel and express services as well as financial services […]
November 19, 2012

Is robotic mail delivery far off?

Most of us may now be familiar with the Google driver-less cars that have been roaming Southern California for the last several years. Google says that these cars […]
August 17, 2012

dap wins hybrid mail project

decision analysis partners was awarded a project by an undisclosed client to provide a feasibility assessment of USPS’s current hybrid mail products and the potential consequences […]
June 22, 2012

Pierre Kacha presents at PostalVision 2020

decision analysis partners participated as a speaker at the PostalVision 2020 conference held in June in Washington DC. Pierre Kacha, head of decision analysis’postal practice presented […]