The U.K. government has issued a guidance to the parcel and e-commerce industries, calling for increased transparency and the reduction of surcharges.
Air France workers are planning a strike for Saturday, August 2 — over work grievances and the company’s restructuring plans — which will affect travelers and cause delays to mail delivery services to and from the country.
The regulatory body has recognized the need to protect La Poste in light of the company’s decreasing mail volumes.
This past Tuesday, Korea Post announced that it will be stopping its express parcel delivery service on Saturdays to improve working conditions for its employees.
Old unmechanized warehouses, the niche nature of the industry, protectionism and corruption all contribute to a woeful Chinese logistics system.
On the heels both of disappointing first quarter results from Royal Mail and a burgeoning e-commerce market, the company has announced that it will introduce Sunday delivery.
International mailing to Israel has been halted and delayed as a result of the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
A study from Pierre Audoin Consultants predicts that customer demands will continue to lead to the increasing automation of postal services, more self-serve technology and modernization of branch facilities.
Royal Mail announced that the Commonwealth Games, scheduled for July 23 to August 4, will close roads and may cause delays to international mail delivery, including letters, parcels and EMS items.
LibanPost’s chairman Khalid Daoud explains that the new technology was needed in light of increased domestic mail delivery demand, and that the improvements would lead to more business and higher customer satisfaction.