Fifty representatives of China Post Group branches in 21 countries gathered to exchange views about development of regional express mail services (EMS), operational improvement, supply chain integration and custom clearance at the Universal Postal Union EMS Cooperation Organization General Meeting and Asia Pacific Region EMS Cross-border E-business Seminar in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, on June 27.
Supported by EMS cooperatives in the Universal Postal Union and hosted by China Post Group, the event received energetic support from the Yunnan provincial government and China Postal Express & Logistics Co. Ltd.
Representatives shared information on successful efforts to improve EMS services and marketing strategies while discussing how to further promote EMS development.
Wang Tongju, a board member of the EMS cooperatives and general manager of the international business department at China Postal Express & Logistics, delivered a speech entitled "Successful Activities and Achievements in Custom Clearance" at the seminar.
Representatives of China Post and Brazil Post hosted a discussion on EMS and improvements in international transport networks. China Post also discussed EMS terminal fees with Holland Post and a twining project with Japan Post. Bilateral meetings achieved good results, said organizers.
Founded in 1874 in Berne, Switzerland, the Universal Postal Union is now a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations and the worldwide postal system.
The present seven board members of EMS cooperatives are from China, the United States, Hungary, France, Brazil, Japan and Australia. Each member agrees to the same terms for conducting international postal duties. China Post Group joined the EMS cooperatives in 1998.