Follow by Email

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Addressing the world: How geocodes could help billions start using the mail

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

James Cartledge examines the need for better address systems across the world, and how geocodes could provide a universal post code system to help developing countries “leapfrog” to a higher level of economic activity

While the world’s postal industry may be losing a whole raft of its customers to the Internet at the moment, potential does exist for many more new users to join the physical delivery network.

A fascinating symposium held by the Global Envelope Alliance last month in Washington DC heard that as many as four billion people in the world cannot use the mail, because they simply do not have an address



Addressing the world: How geocodes could help billions start using the mail

No comments:

Post a Comment