Global postal stakeholders are taking part in important discussions on creating the 2017-20 world postal strategy at regional strategy conferences from May-October.
Posts from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal are among several African operators that have committed to developing national action plans targeting e-commerce growth after a recent workshop at the UPU’s International Bureau.
The potential for reaping socio-economic benefits nationally through e-commerce, where the Post has an important role to play, was highlighted by Adriel Brathwaite, Barbados' minister of home affairs, at a UPU training event.
E-commerce development and strengthening operational efficiency were chosen as the top priorities for the Arab region for the next work cycle from 2017-2020.
Improved efficiency of the end-to-end postal supply chain and e-commerce development have emerged as top priorities for Asia-Pacific for future postal services at the regional strategy conference in Bangkok, Thailand.