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  • 01 Mar 2007

    USPS to introduce shape-based pricing

    As part of its proposed May 2007 rate change, the United States Postal Service (USPS) will introduce Shape- Based Pricing, one of the most dramatic postage structure changes in years, Business Wire reported. The initiative is being implemented as...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Posindo reports improvement

    State owned postal service company PT Pos Indonesia (Posindo) said its business has improved much in the last two years and it has been able to significantly reduce loses. Such improvement, according to president director Hana Suryana, is the...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Pilots strike over Europe Airpost sale

    Pilots and ground staff at Europe Airpost were on strike last month following news that France’s La Poste is to sell the mail, cargo and passenger airline. The strike caused delays to night post and, during the day, passenger...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Chronopost launches new B2C service

    The French post office’s express distribution arm, Chronopost, has launched a pick-up service for parcels, Chrono Relais, which utilises a network of 3,000 French high street tobacconists. Each of the tobacconists outlets serves as a Chrono Relais pick-up point...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    TNT Post forms strategic partnership

    TNT Post, the UK arm of Dutch mail group TNT NV said it has formed a strategic partnership with the British Retail Consortium (BRC) to offer postal services to its members. BRC members will be able to use TNT...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Post Danmark sells distribution unit

    Post Danmark has decided to sell its shares (49 percent) in Morgendistribution Danmark to 365 Media Scandinavia, who will thus become the sole owner. Last year, Post Danmark committed itself to establishing Morgendistribution Danmark due to the opening of...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    DHL Global Forwarding strengthens business in China

    As the first foreign operator in the world, Deutsche Post subsidiary DHL Global Forwarding has been given the right to transport airfreight shipments within China with immediate effect. Heiner Siegmund reports. As a precondition, the China Air Transport Association...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines’ subsidiary Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) said that its president and chief executive, Ng Chin Hwee will soon leave the company to take up a senior position at SIA. SATS said Ng will be promoted to his,...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    Gulf Air

    Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman, has named Swiss citizen Andr¨¦ Dos¨¦ as its new chief executive officer. Dos¨¦, an airline industry veteran with more than 30 years experience in...... Read More
  • 01 Mar 2007

    British Airways World Cargo

    British Airways World Cargo has announced the appointment of Steve Gunning as managing director, with effect from 2 April 2007. The appointment follows the promotion of previous managing director, Gareth Kirkwood, to director of operations at British Airways. Gunning...... Read More