Thanks in part to ecommerce efforts and a strengthening economy, South Korea was found to have the highest global credit card penetration of any nation – driving online sales and parcel shipping trends.
Flooding in several countries has created delays in mail processing and delivery, resulting in a global effect on international parcel shipping.
Following the two day strike which caused hundreds of flights in Europe to be delayed or canceled, one budget airline is calling for a ban on striking of air traffic controllers.
The strike of French air traffic controllers, which began June 24, expanded to cover several more airports across the nation before being called off early June 26.
Drivers and terminal workers in the cargo distribution segment of Finland’s national postal carrier, Itella, walked off the job early in the morning on June 24.
Greece’s national postal system, Hellenic Post (ELTA), is the next government service being eyed as part of a privatization push to reduce financial strain.
In the midst of a railway worker strike that is costing the nation hundreds of millions of Euros, French air traffic controllers have voted for a six-day strike that could seriously upset worldwide delivery services.
USPS has delayed delivery tracking services to seven countries just one year after beginning service.
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh recently gave legal status to email correspondence, a major step forward for the central part of the nation.
In an effort to cut expenses and revive its ailing mail delivery services, Australia Post has announced that it may receive permission to end daily mail delivery and switch to a two-tiered pricing system.