Postal Solutions

Keeping pace with a rapidly changing communications market, postal services are increasingly relying on new communication and information technologies to develop new products and services in order to meet higher customer expectations and to become more competitive.

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Latest postal solutions news

Postal forum on addressing targets new technologies to open up opportunities

Postal forum on addressing targets new technologies to open up opportunities

09.11.2023During its autumn Postal Operations Council session, the UPU organized the first Addressing Forum in the Abidjan Postal Cycle (2021-2025) bringing together multi-sectoral expert speakers and attracting a global audience of more than 200 participants. The Forum showcased the importance of integrating geospatial data with pioneering geographic information system (GIS) technologies in managing addresses to maximize their data quality.
UPU hackathon makes international postal data available for the first time

UPU hackathon makes international postal data available for the first time

28.06.2023

Berne, 28 June – The Universal Postal Union (UPU) – the UN specialized agency for international postal cooperation – held its inaugural postal data hackathon, making available data from the UPU, UN partners and 30 postal operators for the first time ever for collaborative analysis and the development of data-driven solutions with partners within and beyond the postal sector.


 
Poste Italiane’s Polis project aims to achieve digital inclusion for all

Poste Italiane’s Polis project aims to achieve digital inclusion for all

27.03.2023Poste Italiane’s new Polis project, whose proposing party is the Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy, was officially launched earlier this year. It aims to improve digital inclusion for around 16 million citizens across Italy to ensure “no one gets left behind,” as the country continues to accelerate its digital transformation.

Capacity building

The UPU assists its member countries, particularly developing countries, to develop their postal activities. Learn more about the UPU's capacity building initiatives.

Trainpost

As part of its TRAINPOST programme, the UPU develops postal training guides and materials for managers and instructors. Models are made available to course developers.

Financial Inclusion Technical Assistance Facility

The UPU's Financial Inclusion Technical Assistance Facility (FITAF) will provide Posts with the means necessary to fill this gap through the development of digitized postal financial services.

Addressing Assistance

The UPU assists countries to design and implement national projects aimed at developing and improving national addressing systems, including national standards, databases and tools.

Disaster Risk Management

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is inviting its members to submit applications for disaster risk management (DRM) technical assistance projects.