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Australia Post welcomes first electric trucks to its delivery fleet

Posted on 11/30/2021
Australia Post has welcomed the first of 20 electric trucks to its national delivery fleet, with three Fuso eCanters now delivering parcels to customers in Melbourne ahead of Christmas.


UPU launches new work on modernizing postal sector

Posted on 11/29/2021
The UN specialized agency for the postal sector began work on its new strategy and business plan during sessions of its Council of Administration and Postal Operations Council.


Santa has sent more responses in Te Reo Māori than last year - with NZ Post & Write to Santa

Posted on 11/29/2021
NZ Post has been working closely this Christmas with Santa and his elves, to ensure Kiwi kids receive a response to their letters, and this year Santa has replied to more letters in Te Reo Māori than in 2020.


Vietnam’s e-commerce traffic higher than Thailand, Malaysia

Posted on 11/29/2021
E-commerce web traffic from Vietnam is double that of Thailand and triple that of Malaysia in Q3, showing high demand for online shopping amid the pandemic, a report has found.


New facility to deliver Christmas cheer in Sydney

Posted on 11/27/2021
Online shoppers in New South Wales are set to benefit as Australia Post brings a new parcel facility online in Botany, enabling improved parcel tracking and more efficient deliveries for the Black Friday sales and in the lead up to Christmas.


Vietnam shipping company begins service to Malaysia, India

Posted on 11/26/2021
The Vietnam Maritime Corporation has launched a container shipping route to Malaysia and India.


Major programme to enhance the IPC Global Customer Service System is now completed

Posted on 11/25/2021
25 November – The major programme launched earlier this year to further enhance the IPC Global Customer Service System (GCSS) is now fully complete, with the release of the second phase in November.


Australia Post ready for record-breaking cyber sales

Posted on 11/25/2021
Australians are about to embark on what is expected to be the biggest weekend in online shopping yet, with Australia Post forecasting people will flock to this year's Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales with numbers to eclipse last year’s event.


Australia Post extends deliveries and trading hours to meet Christmas demand

Posted on 11/24/2021
With Christmas just over a month away, Australia Post is gearing up for its busiest festive season on record, introducing a twilight delivery service in selected locations, and extending trading hours at Post Offices right across the country.


Visa’s Amazon spat shows power is shifting to retailers in fee battle

Posted on 11/24/2021
Amazon’s latest spat with Visa shows big retailers, armed with a growing array of payment options, are gaining the upper hand in their power struggle with card providers, but it’s not a crisis for the payment company.


Postal security champions: PUASP receives the first PSG Chairman Award

Posted on 11/22/2021
Postal security is a vital area of focus for postal operators. Yet, security is often one of the first areas to lose funding and staff when budgets are tight, such as during the pandemic, said Dawn Wilkes, the UPU’s Security Programme Manager.


NZ Post research shows Kiwis shopping online at least once per week, spending $25 million per day

Posted on 11/22/2021
New research by NZ Post into online shopping trends shows that Kiwis are shopping online more frequently than ever before, with the average shopper buying something online at least once per week during October 2021.