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Harmonised courier services to reduce cost of movement of goods

Published on March 09, 2015

East African Community member states are seeking to harmonise courier and postal service operations in order to ease the movement of parcels and cargo around the region. 

Among the areas targeted for harmonisation are electronic transactions and licensing, and regulations for regional postal and courier operations.

The baseline survey for the EAC postal sector has been concluded, and a meeting to consider the report of the survey is scheduled for May,” said Philip Wambugu, the EAC Secretariat director of infrastructure. Read more. Source | The East African