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Emirates Post showcases postal IT solutions at Post Tech 2007 in Jeddah

The two-day conference cum exhibition was opened by HH Prince Khalid Al Faisal Bin Abdulaziz, Chief of Mecca region. Speakers highlighted the need for automating postal services through modern systems and IT solutions, and presented case histories of success projects from all over the world.

Emirates Post highlighted its indigenously developed POS system which automates counters and back office workflow. The system enables counter staff to deliver multiple services, both postal and non-postal, including payment of utility bills, Ministry of Labour Transactions and traffic fines.

Developed by IT Department of Emirates Post, the POS system enables it to add new services, and have a real-time link with new partners. The system has seen been adopted by neighbouring countries, and Emirates Post is talking to some other regional countries to transfer the technology to their postal networks.

‘Technology is playing a major role in the reform process of postal services,’ said Abdullah Al Daboos, Director General, Emirates Post. ‘Technology gives us tools to introduce greater efficiency, speed and security in all our operations. At Emirates Post, the POS solution has enabled us to take a quantum leap in customer satisfaction. At the same time, technology has enabled us to turn our post offices into one-stop shops for multiple services.’

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Saudi Post Signs Deals on Electronic Services

The Saudi Postal Incorporation signed two memoranda of understanding on postal money services with Egyptian and Yemeni counterparts in the two-day 1st International Postal Information Technology Conference that ended yesterday. More than 400 companies from 140 countries took part in the international conference.

The first memorandum was signed between Mohammed Saleh Benten, president of the Saudi Postal Incorporation and his Yemeni counterpart Mohammed Ali Marghani on providing postal money services, followed by another memorandum signed between Benten and his Egyptian counterpart Alaa Fahmi for the same facility.

Saudi Postal president also signed another memorandum to establish an electronic market with a number of Saudi companies.

More importantly, postal companies should increase their investment in technology in order to be able to compete with banks in providing financial services to their customers, saying that financial posts are no more calling themselves as postal companies but rather as postal banks.

Saudi Postal recently released project “Waseel” (which translates reached), Benten said, features an address system that can be read electronically whatever the language or origin of the sender, to which Dayan quipped, “if we cant reach the address we cant deliver.”

Benten added that a number of countries have requested to be granted the rights to implement the Saudi-owned technology.

He said that the Saudi Postal service is currently cooperating with the other GCC countries to implement “Waseel” Project.

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