The sound of cowbells ringing and Swiss mountain dogs barking from the farm. This is how Swiss writer Jeremias Gotthelf described the idyllic Emmental valley 200 years ago, and the same remains true today. But in the place where the film Uli the Farmhand (“Ueli der Knecht”) was shot ages ago, it’s only on the surface that it appears very little has changed, because innovative ideas are being put into action in the Emmental valley. Simple – rustic – sturdy. And it’s something mail carriers also benefit from.
New digital trends in sectors such as security, machine learning, networked objects and robotics are modifying Swiss Post’s core business. For several years, Swiss Post has been working with numerous universities, institutes and universities of applied sciences. This research enables Swiss Post to test and develop new technology, which it aims to deploy in order […]
Digitization has many benefits and sometimes even makes our everyday lives easier. The digital transformation nevertheless also causes anxiety. The term evokes the idea that job profiles are changing and machines are replacing people. An interview with an expert and the examples of three Swiss Post employees highlight the challenges and opportunities presented by digitization. […]