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  • 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
  • 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