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  • 01 Feb 2007

    Is the world is changing in favour of the Posts?

    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...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Empost now covers 225 destinations globally

    Reinforcing its position as one of thetop courier companies in the MiddleEast, Empost, the UAE’s national couriercompany, now covers 225 destinationsaround the world including Australia,the American continents, Europe, FarEast, Indian Sub Continent, Africa andall the Middle East. What gives...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Post Danmark expands product range

    Post Danmark has acquired 51 percentof the shares in Transportgruppenby direct placement. The purchase of Transportgruppenshares will give Post Danmark accessto a finely meshed and efficient nation-wide network for the distributionof goods. According to Post Danmark deputyexecutive Carsten Dalbo,...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    How a liberalised mail market works

    What does a liberalised mail marketlook like? What might an Asian countryexpect if it allowed competitors to itsnational post office? For an answer, one might look at theUK, which is one of the most liberalisedmarkets in the European Unionat...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    DHL Global Mail expands its toehold in Asia

    While ‘front door’ access to theAsian mail markets is still barred bya lack of liberalisation, DHL GlobalMail is increasingly exploring backdoor routes, through joint venturesand other initiatives in the direct mailarena, according to its chairman, KlausKnappik. An example is...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    China Postal Airlines starts flights to Osaka

    China Postal Airlines has launcheddirect mail and cargo flights betweenShanghai and Osaka in Japan, shorteningdelivery times between the twocities by at least 12 hours, Xinhua newsagency reported. The China Post subsidiary uses aB737-300 for the new service, whichtakes about...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Bulk mail customers turn to Aramex

    Express, forwarding and logisticsgiant Aramex is capturing some bulkmail traffic in the Middle East, but hasyet to see direct marketing and otherbulk mailing – the only kind of mailthat is still growing for European andUS post offices – take...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Champ Cargosystems launches eXpressWEB

    CHAMP Cargosystems has launcheda new Internet service directed towardsimplifying and speeding up the bookingprocess of express shipments. Working with specific requirementssubmitted by COPA Courier,eXpressWEB was designed anddeveloped to make the express shipmentbooking task as simple as fillingout just one...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    500 rural post offices may close

    More than 10 percent of about4,400 privately run post offices undercontract with Japan Post mayclose, according to a survey by thepublic corporation. Of about 24,600post offices nation-wide, some 4,400are run privately mainly in ruralareas, commissioned by Japan Post. The...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    TNT starts direct marketing venture in China

    In contrast to Europe, where TNTis already seeing rapid growth as ittakes advantage of European Unionledliberalisation in mail markets, opportunitiesin Asia for its mail divisonremain limited. Though TNT’s express parcels networkin the region is expanding rapidly,and though it has...... Read More