Key findings IPC Global Postal Industry Report 2016

The International Post Corporation (IPC) published the 4th edition of the Key Findings of the Global Postal Industry Report in December 2016. The key findings provide the highlights of the full industry report on e-commerce cross-border performance, – acceptance and – adoption, globalization trends and digital substitution.

Within the framework of the World Postal Strategy 2017 – 2020 and the roadmap towards the realization of Vision 2020, post operators, regulators and stakeholders worldwide are developing initiatives and work plans to achieve transformation of the postal sector with an integrated frame of reference focused on innovation, network integration and inclusion.

With this in view all endeavors are centered around following and understanding the ever changing customer demands and achieving optimal diversification of products and services that will fit the new demands. Within this scope particular focus lies on operational efficiency & effectiveness & e-commerce development.

The availability of comprehensive market intelligence data on global postal sector performance, e-commerce cross-border growth rates and postal industry revenue development, among other variables, is imperative to determine how to address critical issues in light of diversification trends and implement the right strategy for transformation and innovation.

This 2016 edition of the key findings report contains a broad range of analyses across fundamental areas such as mail and parcels performance, corporate responsibility and innovation and it highlights global trends within the postal industry.

The IPC Global Postal Industry Report is an annual publication that aims to deepen understanding about trends in the postal industry and help Post operators worldwide benchmark their performance. This year’s IPC Global Postal Industry Report, aside from industry trends, consists of detailed performance comparisons across 45 individual postal operators.

The Global Postal Industry Report's Key Findings 2016 are available here for download.

The full report is available via IPC for purchase.

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