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The postal journey to digital transformation and innovation

The postal journey to digital transformation and innovation

18.10.2021Digital transformation has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 91 per cent of Posts worldwide now provide financial services, either directly or in partnership. These figures are likely to increase as e-commerce booms. It is estimated that e-retail revenues are likely to grow to 4.88 trillion USD in 2021, as the numbers of consumers continue to order goods online.
UPU lauds winners of 2021 postal development index on World Post Day

UPU lauds winners of 2021 postal development index on World Post Day

15.10.2021The Universal Postal Union (UPU) honoured the winners of the 2021 Integrated Index for Postal Development (2IPD) at a special ceremony during World Post Day on October 8.
New partnership helps drive SAPO’s commitment to e-commerce customers

New partnership helps drive SAPO’s commitment to e-commerce customers

13.10.2021

South Africa Post Office (SAPO) has created a new partnership with a United States-based online marketplace, Wish, to provide a faster, high-quality service to customers ordering products from the e-commerce site.

Poste Italiane honoured with special award following interception of letter for pope containing bullets

Poste Italiane honoured with special award following interception of letter for pope containing bullets

12.10.2021In early August this year, postal workers in a Milan suburb in Italy intercepted an envelope containing three bullets addressed to Pope Francis. The hand-written envelope, which was sent from France, was identified by employees in the Peschiera Borromeo sorting center and included a letter referring to financial operations in the Vatican.
Postal sector leaders emphasize digital transformation, collaboration in sustainability

Postal sector leaders emphasize digital transformation, collaboration in sustainability

11.10.2021The UPU’s World Leaders Forum had postal sector leaders gather online to discuss driving the Post’s role in facilitating sustainable global trade.
UPU celebrates posts’ creativity and resilience during Covid-19 on World Post Day

UPU celebrates posts’ creativity and resilience during Covid-19 on World Post Day

08.10.2021The Universal Postal Union (UPU) celebrated World Post Day 2021 on October 8 with the theme “Innovate to recover.”

Press release: On World Post Day, UPU DG says innovation is driving recovery

08.10.2021

Switzerland tops UPU’s postal development index, special award given to Poste Italiane for discovery of bullets addressed to Pope Francis

World Leaders Forum to highlight continued green recovery following COVID-19

World Leaders Forum to highlight continued green recovery following COVID-19

06.10.2021According to the recent United in Science 2021 report, COVID-19 has not slowed the relentless advance of climate change.
Partnership is at the heart of Postal Corporation of Kenya’s growth

Partnership is at the heart of Postal Corporation of Kenya’s growth

06.10.2021

In mid-May Postal Corporation of Kenya (Posta Kenya) began a new strategic partnership with African ICT company Taz Technologies.

UPU World Leaders Forum 2021 aims to further accelerate postal sustainability

UPU World Leaders Forum 2021 aims to further accelerate postal sustainability

04.10.2021

Next week, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) will be kicking off this year’s World Leaders Forum, in conjunction with Parcel+Post Expo 2021 in Vienna, Austria.