Year: 2004

Curtin to stamp his mark on An Post

Donal Curtin, who took up the reins as chief executive of An Post in mid-2003, is one to watch in 2004. He was a strong contender for the top job at the ESB – where he had held down anumber of senior positions – only to lose out to Padraig McManus. When he took over from John Hynes, few were surprised that Communications Minister Dermot Ahern had opted for an outsider to tackle the mounting difficulties at the State mail company. Within weeks, Cork-city born Curtin had initiated a strategic review of the areas where An Post was losing money, intending to set out a framework for the future direction of the company.

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The Impact of Express Carriers for Italy’s Economy and Competitiveness

Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. The size and reach of the express industry 4. The role of the express industry in facilitating Italian trade 5. The role of the express industry in facilitating productivity and investment 6. The role of express services in facilitating the new economy 7. The express industry – a leading growth sector 8. The total contribution of the express industry to the Italian economy 9. The economic impact of restrictions on night flights 10. Annex: Survey of Italian companies
P:LibraryCourier Express ParcelsImpact of Express Carriers Italy 04 Report.pdf

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The UK letters market 2000 – 2003

Table of contents
Introduction Background
General Overview of the UK Postal Market
Development of Competition in the UK Letter Market
Royal Mail’s Performance
Assessment of Developments in the Market
Appendix 1: Royal Mail’s range of Universal Service Products
Appendix 2: International Experience
P:LibraryPostalPostComm Formal DocumentsThe UK Letters Market 2000 – 2003.pdf

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Spanish Postal Sector 2003

Report in Spanish on Spanish postal sector by Deloitte for Minestero de Fomento. Date unkown.
INTRODUCCIÓN 2
ENTORNO DE LA UNIÓN EUROPEA 5
Marco normativo en materia postal 6
Mercados y agentes postales en Europa 8
Situación en los diferentes mercados nacionales
Operadores postales públicos
España en el contexto de la U.E. 12
Indicadores de prestación del S.P.U.
Indicadores de actividad de los operadores postales públicos
Indicadores de actividad postal nacionales
MERCADO POSTAL EN ESPAÑA 16
Los servicios postales en España 17
Entorno normativo: servicios postales y S.P.U.
La demanda de servicios postales
La oferta de servicios postales
Mercado y operadores nacionales 29
Mercado global de los servicios postales
Operadores del mercado postal “tradicional”
Tendencias y estrategias de los operadores postales
EL ÓRGANO REGULADOR POSTAL ESPAÑOL 45
Antecedentes 46
Separación efectiva del Operador Público y del Órgano Regulador
Postal 47
Actividades de la Subdirección General 2001-2003 50
Actuaciones futuras 57
P:LibraryPostalSpanish Postal Sector 2003.pdf

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RFID HITCH FOR PALLETLINE

Palletline says its RFID tagging project may miss its first quarter target for going live.

Chairman Bob Russet says the deadline remains possible but trials are failing to deliver on reliability. The supplier says all the problems can be overcome but it is not exactly clear how, or when, he says.

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Strategic Perspectives on the Postal Market 2004-2006

1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2 STRATEGIC DRIVERS AND CHALLENGES INFLUENCINGTHE POSTAL MARKET
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Global and Integrated Competition
Outsourcing
2.3 Customer and Stakeholder Pressures
Stakeholder Groups
2.4 Mail Volume Trends
Internet Use
Business Mail
3 THE POSTAL MARKETPLACE
3.1 Global Market Trends
Mail Markets
Market Structure
3.2 North America
The Impact of the Economic Environment on Postal Markets
The Changing Legal Environment
The President’s Commission
Mail Volume Trends in the USA
Mail Volume Trends in Canada
Extent and Nature of Mail Substitution
Postal Operators’ Strategies and Recent Actions of Private Operators
Market Opportunities
3.3 Western Europe
Economic Impacts
Strategic Trends in the Region
Strategic Operator Responses
Opportunities and Tactics for Mail Express Parcels
Direct Mail
The Role of Technology
3.4 Central Eastern Europe
Economic Environment
Legal Environment
Mail Substitution
Customers
Volume Trends
Revenue Mix
Challenges for Incumbent Postal Operators
Strategic Responses Required
Competitors’ Strategies
Market Opportunities
3.5 Asia-Pacific
Economic Impacts
Strategic Trends in the Region
Mail
Express Services
Strategic Operator Responses
New Market Opportunities
P:LibraryPostalIPC Strategic Perspectives on the Postal Market 2004-2006.pdf

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IPC Annual Review 2003

Review of year for: quality of service, Reims II, terminal dues, intelligent mail, e-parcels, EMS, registered mail, expres, RFID, CAPE, UNEX
for An Post / Department of Postal Services Cyprus / Magyar Posta / Post Denmark / Swiss Post / Australia Post / La Poste Belgium / Iceland Post / Poste Italiane / TPG / Canada Post / Deutsche Post / La Poste / Posten / USPS / Correos / Finland Post / Norway Post / P&T Luxembourg / CTT Correios / Osterreiche Post / Austria Post / Royal Mail
P:LibraryPostalAnnual ReportsIPC Annual Review 2003.pdf

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