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International Mother Language Day: Swiss Post speaks 76 languages!

Most people find it easiest to tell the doctor where it hurts or explain a meal recipe to somebody freely in a language they’re used to – their mother tongue. It’s no different for the 56,000 employees at Swiss Post. For International Mother Language Day on 21 February, Swiss Post shows us which linguistic barriers exist, but also how it’s building bridges in Team Yellow.

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Swiss Post robots taking the lift in the hospital

Turning heads everywhere they go: Swiss Post robots have been reducing the workload on staff in Lugano hospital since September. They’re true all-rounders and can transport practically everything be it medication or other goods – completely independently and around the clock. The goods they carry are protected by a pin code – meaning they arrive safely with the intended recipients. The robots in Lugano can even use the lift independently.

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A tour de force: new PostBus timetables in record time

Work on a new timetable usually takes as much as nine months. But due to the coronavirus, the 60 planners at PostBus have created several new versions from scratch within just a few weeks. Chief planner Marc-Andri Leuthold provides a glimpse into the highly specialized domain of timetable developers.

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