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  • 01 Feb 2007

    Emirates Post signs postal deals

    Emirates Post has signed two separateagreements with Yemen and Egypt.Abdulla Al Daboos, director general ofEmirates Post, signed memorandumsof understanding (MoU) with MohammedAli Morgham, director generalof Post Authority of Yemen, and AlaaFahmi, chairman of Egyptian NationalPost Authority. Under the agreement...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Hongkong Post eyes mailing hub status

    Hongkong Post is planning tobecome a mailing hub for the mainlandin a move that could bring ithundreds of millions of dollars ayear, Postmaster General Tam Wingpongtold the Standard newspaper. Tam, who took over the position inJuly, said the growing...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    E-commerce causes parcel surge for Emirates

    Parcel mail volumes are surging forEmirates due to a growth in onlinepurchases, according to a spokespersonfor the carrier, making up for a declinein letter mail volumes. "Post offices offer a better networkthan the integrators or other logisticsoperators as they...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    USPS to install new mail-sorting technology

    The US Postal Service is to install new mail sorting equipment that willimprove service whilst reducing costs.This technology successfully boostedpostal efficiencies in the processing,distribution, and delivery of letter mail.The new system will soon be applied tothe sorting of "flats"–...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Deutsche Post threatens price war in 2008

    Deutsche Post AG chief executiveKlaus Zumwinkel is prepared tomake drastic price cuts in the Germanmail market should it lose significantmarket share to rivals when its virtualmonopoly on letter delivery expires in2008, the Financial Times Deutschlandreported. "If I lose too...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    China seeks Q-Post’s assistance

    China seeks Q-Post’s assistance The Chinese postal authorities havesought the co-operation of the Q-Postin developing a customer-friendly planwith which they felt could win visitorsduring the Olympic Games 2008 to beheld in Beijing, and the Asian Games(in 2010), Gulf Times...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    ACMG publishes annual analysis

    Air Cargo Management Group’s newly-released International Air Freight andExpress Industry Performance Analysis2006 provides a detailed assessmentof the international air cargo/expressindustry and the companies that competein this evolving market. Publishedannually since 1994, this 200-pagestudy provides the only comprehensivequantitative and qualitative...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Austrian Post takes stake in trans-o-flex

    The Austrian Post (ÖsterreichischePost) has acquired 74.9 percent ofthe shares in trans-o-flex GmbH andassociated companies from Odewald &Co and Alpha Beteiligungsberatung.Odewald & Co and Alpha haveretained a holding of 25.1 percent.The transaction means that AustrianPost is strengthening its parcelsand...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Partnership is the key for US Postal Service

    "We don’t want to replicate theDeutsche Post model in believing thatpurchasing and controlling all thenetwork assets will make us successful,"says Paul Vogel, managing director ofthe US Postal Service’s Global Businessunit. "We instead believe that finding as many partners around...... Read More
  • 01 Feb 2007

    Japan Post transfers fail on system glitch

    Japan Post last month said that some10,000 automatic withdrawals frompostal savings accounts failed over fourbusiness days due to a computer systemglitch, Kyodo News reported. The troubleemerged as Japan Post made some modifications to its computer systemto prevent erroneous money...... Read More