Articles for Letters

A world first in sorting: 19,000 small parcels per hour

Following the commissioning of four new regional parcel centers, Swiss Post has now reached a new milestone in the processing of small parcels and small goods consignments: in the Zurich-Mülligen letter center, preparations are being made to commission a new, ultra-modern MixMail system, which can process small goods consignments from abroad and domestic small parcels […]

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Bread, PET bottles, dirty laundry – mail carriers do more than “just” bring letters and parcels

Mail carriers deliver letters and newspapers. And parcels. Hold on, there’s more? Exactly: sometimes, they also deliver fresh bread or regionally grown vegetables and take away empty PET bottles or dirty laundry. In some places, they even read electricity meters. Mail carriers provide a variety of services over the last mile. This creates a win-win situation – both for customers and Swiss Post.

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Asendia: from start-up to global e-commerce player

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? […]

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