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November 21, 2017

Should Amazon Just Buy FedEx for the last mile?

Reprinted from Barron’s SECTOR FOCUS Should Amazon Just Buy FedEx? By Teresa Rivas Nov. 17, 2017 10:08 a.m. ET While Amazon (AMZN) has made two-day and even two-hour […]
June 20, 2012

Bernard Markowicz presents at 2012 Malta PIEF

Bernard Markowicz made a presentation  at the 5th Postal Industry Executive Forum (PIEF) held at the Westin Dragonara Hotel in Malta. The theme of the conference […]
May 24, 2012

Posts and mobile payments : golden goose or red herring ?

Building on the resounding success of Kenya’s M-Pesa,  many mobile operators (and payments platforms operators) have launched m-payment  systems. Mobile wallets allow for real-time, inexpensive, country-wide […]
February 27, 2012

Kenya focuses on government services

Faced with fast-declining domestic mail volumes (-15% in 2011) Kenya’s Post (PCK) has adopted a new strategy to offer government services, such as the processing of […]
February 9, 2012

The Postal Platform and Network Effects

The International Postal Corporation (IPC) and the USPS’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) have both recently shown interest in the concept of digital platforms and their […]
January 7, 2011

RR Donnelley Acquires 8touches, Provider of Online Tools for Creating Customized Real Estate Marketing Direct Mail, Flyers and Brochures

RR Donnelley & Sons Co. said January 4 that it has acquired real estate marketing services company 8touches. 8touches helps real estate brokers, sales associates and multiple listing service associations create customized direct mail, flyers and brochures through online tools.