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 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 […]
March 22, 2012

Poste Italiane reinvents Cash On Delivery

Poste Italiane announced on March 15 a new partnership with Amazon.it , whereby customers will be given the option to pay Amazon goods on delivery . […]
February 27, 2012

Bpost to test new delivery services

Bpost, the Belgian postal operator, will conduct between April and December 2012 a series of pilots in four cities throughout Belgium. The Post will assess the […]
February 13, 2012

Malaysia publishes its new Postal Law

Malaysia’s new postal law, which replaces the outdated 1991 Act – was published on February 9, 2012. In several respects it should set the tone for […]
September 6, 2011

The Posts can become a portal to eGov-lite services

Implementing eGov is, by all accounts, a complex and time consuming undertaking.  A recent survey conducted by the UN shows that high income countries are in the […]