World Postal News

January 1, 2011

India Post to join hands with banks for pre-paid cash cards

India's Department of Post will collaborate with leading banks -- IDBI, HSBC and ICICI Bank--to provide cards (on the line of credit cards) to rural people in order to facilitate non-cash transactions for purchase of products and services.
January 4, 2011

Mixi Nengajou sends Real New Year Cards to your Social Network Friends

The Japanese service Mixi launched Mixi Nengajou where users can send a real(=paper) New Years' greeting cards to their online friends) WITHOUT knowing their real address.
January 7, 2011

Algeria Post CEO Sacked, Interim Named

One year only after his appointment, Omari Bouteldja was sacked as CEO of Poste Algerie in the afternoon of Wednesday. This is a firing which came, needless to say, at a time when we least expected it.
January 18, 2011

Norway Post to Launch Digital Mailbox

Norway Post launches a digital postal system for regular mail in Norway. This spring, it will be possible to receive mails in a digital mailbox in addition to the physical mailbox.
January 24, 2011

Siemens and Swiss Post collaborate on the merging of physical mail and electronic mail

Siemens Mobility and Swiss Post have agreed to pursue a joint marketing strategy with a new automation solution that converts physical mail into electronic mail based on Trust-Ebox.
February 4, 2011

Spain’s Correos reveals Its 2011-2014 Business Plan

Madrid, January 31, 2011 .- Spain's Correos Group unveiled a 4-year business plan designed to help the Group compete successfully in four market segments a fully liberalized environment: postal, packaging, direct marketing and new technologies.
February 4, 2011

Brasil Correios eyes participation in bullet train

Brasilia - The president of Brasil’s Correios, Wagner Pinheiro will meet next week with the director general of the National Land Transport (ANTT), Bernardo Figueiredo, to look into the possibility that the State will participate in one of the consortia competing for the construction of high-speed train between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
February 4, 2011

SingPost restructures

Singapore, 27 January 2011 – Singapore Post Limited (“SingPost”) today announced an organisational restructure in a move to step up its transformation and growth. SingPost is strengthening its management team and resources to provide sharper focus on its postal services as well as its regionalisation and diversification efforts.