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.
Online and in advance, instead of by hand: that’s how customers will declare the content and value of any consignments containing goods that they send abroad in future. From April, the international rule will also apply at Swiss Post’s branches with partners. This means the long-serving green customs form will finally become a thing of the past – with one exception.
Every second around the world, someone orders a new pair of sneakers or a fashion item from an online shop in another country. It’s highly likely that the ordering process and international shipping is handled by Asendia, a company in which Swiss Post has held an equity stake for the past eight years. Why exactly? […]