Postal Chief Sees Freight Returning to Rail and Sea
Australia Post's managing director, Graeme John, is quoted as saying the problem of global warming would have an increasing influence on the way the global postal industry is run.
John was speaking at a meeting this week in Queensland of the Kahala Post Group, a consortium created five years ago to help them compete with private freight companies. Australia, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, China, South Korea, Spain, France and Britain are members.
The group was named after a resort the members stayed at during their founding meeting in Hawaii
In the article by Jesse Hogan of the The Sydney Morning Herald, it was reported that The Kahala partnership is also moving beyond postage, with Australia Post, China Post and the US Postal Service preparing to launch a group-owned money transfer service to compete against Western Union.
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