Many observers ten years ago wouldhave said the posts had no real futuregiven the growth of e-mail. In fact,the development of the internet, andin particular e-commerce, is changingthe shape of the postal world in lessobvious ways. E-commerce is driving ashift in doorstep delivery from lettersto packets and parcels. McKinsey estimates that by 2050 halfof retail sales will be via the internet.Who is going to deliver the goods?Posts, at least in the developed world,have the best capability to … [Read more...] about Is the world is changing in favour of the Posts?
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The president & CEO of SwissportInternational, Joseph In Albion hasdecided to leave the company to takeon a new professional challenge.In Albion, who remains a memberof Swissport International's board ofdirectors, will be succeeded by SantiagoOlivares, who is currently director ofthe international division of Ferrovialand a member of the board of directors.Olivares will assume overall interimresponsibility for the Swissport Groupwith immediate effect. Swissport isowned by Ferrovial, a … [Read more...] about Swissport International
The Postal Users' Group (PUG) hasrepublished its manifesto on the futureof the EU mailing services market. TheManifesto sets out PUG's vision for thefuture of the European mailing market– a vision based on principles of partnership,growth and innovation. PUG, an alliance of the major postalusers representing 15 trade associationsand businesses, emphasize that thepostal services cover a very wide rangeof businesses and systems. The lettermail business of Europe's postal … [Read more...] about PUG launches manifesto for Europe
Freight forwarders and logisticscompanies in the United Arab Emiratesare fretting over high costs of installingmandatory security equipment anddeclining profit margins due to escalatingexpenses. Governments across theworld are introducing new securityregulations to make movement of seaand air cargo safer. Airlines, shipping lines and logisticscompanies are being told to acquire advancedequipment like x-ray machinesand surveillance cameras to ensure thatterrorists do not use global … [Read more...] about Forwarders complain about security costs
Swiss Post International (SPI) hastaken over Basel-based customs agency,FM Verzollungs AG. The company already works for SwissPost GLS and handles import and exportcustoms clearance on its behalf. SPI said in a statement that the acquisitionwill strengthen its positionas a leading provider of import andexport services. At the same time, SPIis expanding its capacity to tackle thenew tasks that will arise out of the newCustoms Ordinance. The Ordinance isscheduled to take effect in May … [Read more...] about SPI acquires customs agency