The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) and An Post have reached a settlement on proceedings before the High Court (Case No. 2012/45 MCA) relating to the quality of the universal postal service and those proceedings have now been struck out by consent. The terms of settlement are confidential and neither ComReg nor An Post will make further comment in relation to those terms.
Please note that letters and other mail items posted on May 29 for delivery abroad will be delayed by one working day due to industrial action at Aer Lingus on May 30.
The Gift Voucher Shop (GVS), the Irish company behind the One4all multi-store gift card brand, has reported a dramatic increase in online redemption at 85%. Overall redemption figures across all point of sale were up 10% on 2012, with redemption up 23% in December 2013 and 9.5% in January 2014. Category growth included: jewelers +24%; Electrical +31%; Department stores +11% and Fashion +14% redemption.
Remaining loyal to the publishing industry and showing true support of the PPA and their publishing industry events for the past four years, Air Business, An Post's UK subsidiary, has cemented its strategic partnership with the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) for the fifth consecutive year.
Joe Duffy seeks help in researching children who died violently in the Rising -
International publisher Reed Elsevier has selected Air Business to be their preferred supplier for another three years with a contract worth £21m. This includes servicing Reed Business Information, Lexis Nexis and Elsevier.
Standards create a climate of trust in the marketplace for goods and services. A certified standard is a bage of quality which An Post is proud to wear as three of its businesses – Group Technology Solutions (GTS), Post.Trust and GeoDirectory receive ISO Accreditation.
Five years into the global postal sector’s sustainability programme, An Post and postal operators worldwide have achieved a 19.4% reduction in CO2 emissions and are now only 0.6% shy of reaching their 2020 target of 20%.
The natural choice for parcel deliveries in Ireland has always been An Post. With unrivalled local knowledge, An Post collect from any address in the Republic of Ireland and deliver nationwide or anywhere worldwide.
Air Business, the UK’s leading global distribution, fulfilment and integrated subscriptions management bureau, has won the tender to become a preferred service provider for the University of Cambridge.
What started out as one man, a laptop and a handful of memory cards has grown into the electronic gadgets company, Memory Man, who carry over 400 products and ship over 1,500 items monthly.
‘Letters, Lives and Liberty’ is a fascinating exhibition exploring the role of the Post Office in Irish Life.
Russia Post has requested An Post to recommend that customers sending packets to the Russian Federation do so as registered items. This is intended to expedite customs clearance of inbound packets. Also to ensure the safety of contents and to enable their tracking, tracing and delivery.
An Post has just played its part in a unique programme to transform traditional Irish businesses into online retailers. The programme, called ‘Clicktailing’ involved 20 firms which, over 10 days, built their online presence to a stage where they are now trading online.
An Post is pleased to have been selected as preferred bidder in the tender for the Department of Social Protection over-the-counter cash payment services from 2014, subject to final contract negotiations.
An Post regrets to advise customers that due to the evacuation of its Mails Centre and National Parcel Hub in Portlaoise earlier today (Thursday), there may be some delays in the processing and delivery of incoming and outgoing, national and international, letters and parcels.
A two-day strike by French air traffic controllers ended last night. However, there may be some residual disruption today with services returning to normal tomorrow.
The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade today announced an important change to passport application procedures to provide a better quality service to its customers.
An Post provides an array of traditional and online business solutions, all specifically designed to support Ireland’s SME sector and to help them generate more business. One of our most interesting growth areas is parcel delivery and International export. Literally going the extra mile, An Post can help businesses export from anywhere in the Republic of Ireland to anywhere in world.
Many months of design work and careful planning go into the annual Commemorative Stamp Programme which is produced by An Post on behalf of the Irish Government.
An Post is pleased to be working with The Gathering Ireland 2013 to distribute a mailshot containing two specially designed postcards to 1.8 million households in Ireland this November. Families in Ireland are encouraged to post the cards to family and friends overseas to invite them to visit Ireland for the Gathering Ireland in 2013.
Admailer.ie a unique initiative that is certain to change the face of direct mail in Ireland.
The 10th Garda ‘Supporting Safer Communities’ Campaign will take place from Tuesday 25th September to Tuesday 2nd October 2012.
Visit the An Post Museum in Dublin’s GPO.
An Post has launched the EasyPost stamp printer, the easy way to pay for post. The Easypost printer is a smart, portable stamp printer that will make managing your post easy and put you back in control of your postage costs.
An Post is the world’s most improved postal operation in terms of Sustainability. Well done to all involved and let’s keep up the good work!
At this time of year many people are busy planning their summer holidays. The flights and accommodation are booked and there is a sense of excitement in the air. Relax and enjoy the build up, and remember An Post is here to help with all those extra arrangements to make your final holiday preparations hassle-free.
An Post has launched a new Parcel Service. This new service allows customers in Dublin to have their parcels collected from their home or business and delivered anywhere in the Republic of Ireland next working day – all for just €11 (incl VAT).
Gone are the days when Irish businesses used the national postal service to simply deliver invoices, the odd business letter, or occasional direct mail offer. Today, An Post provides a vast array of both traditional and online business solutions, all of which are specifically designed to help Ireland’s SME sector do more business even in today’s difficult commercial conditions.
The National Standards Authority of Ireland accredits An Post Customer Services with ISO 9001
Customers sending items to EU destinations are now required to complete a new Aviation Security Declaration form which is available at all our retail offices. This form must be attached to all items containing goods (excluding documents), which are being posted to any EU destination, with the exception of Northern Ireland.
You can post, you can pay, you can play, you can save and now you can be part of the Post Office of the future.
There can’t be anyone in An Post who isn’t aware that Quality is our number one priority. Now that we’ve been granted ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification by the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), our customers too are aware of our committment to meeting the highest Quality standards in order to meet their expectations.
A major milestone has been reached in the acceptance of An Post as fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).