Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

UPS to deliver express mail for Slovenská Pošta

State-run postal service company Slovenská Pošta has signed an exclusive contract for delivery of express mail abroad with the U.S. company UPS Worldwide Forwarding, Inc.

State-run postal service company Slovenská Pošta has signed an exclusive contract for delivery of express mail abroad with the U.S. company UPS Worldwide Forwarding, Inc.

Slovenská Pošta spokesman Juraj Danielis said the company had sought a new, reliable partner for cooperation because of the low quality of express mail delivery in several postage administrations abroad. The express product is becoming ever more important for Slovenská Pošta, which reported that it delivered 13,500 pieces of express mail and received 23,500 pieces in the first half of this year. Danielis said that demand for the service was growing.

It took two years for Slovenská Pošta to find a global operator for strategic cooperation. It negotiated with several important global express mail operators and following evaluation of several criteria including price, global coverage, and compatibility of IT for electronic information exchanges about mail, the UPS bid was chosen as the best.

Slovenská Pošta was established as a state-owned company on January 1, 1993. Its head office has been in Banská Bystrica since 1996. In October 2004, it became a joint-stock company with share capital of Sk6.456 billion. The state owns a 100 percent stake in the company. It has been operating independently without state subsidies since it was founded. It provides services through a network of 1,565 post offices. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

New web app shows property owned by politicians

The aim is to clearly show publicly accessible information about public officials that is scattered through various state websites and registers.

Zsolt Simon

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

Bratislava