On 9 October, the world’s postal companies celebrate World Post Day. For the fifth time in a row, Swiss Post has taken top spot and been named the “world’s best postal service”. The Universal Postal Union announced this in its annual study. Every year, it analyses how well postal companies are internationally networked, among other things. Below, Swiss Post takes a closer look at postal items leaving Switzerland by air, and highlights the importance of international cooperation and how postal companies around the world make an important contribution to air traffic safety.
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New apprenticeships: Swiss Post is looking for 700 young, talented individuals in every region of Switzerland
On 1 August 2021, Swiss Post opened its apprenticeship portal for 2022. As the third-largest employer in Switzerland, Swiss Post offers young people training in 17 different professions. Sarangi Senthilkumar is one of around 2,000 apprentices at Swiss Post. She is about to start the third year of her apprenticeship to become a commercial employee. As part of a PowerTeam, she recently even began leading a team of seven people.
Mail carrier Anna Egger has her hands full: her vehicle is packed with parcels, letters and newspapers, all of which have to be delivered to the residents of the Safiental in Graubünden by midday. To make these deliveries, she has to travel over 100 kilometres. Anna’s route is the longest mail delivery round in Switzerland and winds over steep slopes in a region teeming with nature.