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Termination charges in the international parcel market

In: Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition

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  • Andreas Haller
  • Christian Jaag
  • Urs Trinkner

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In our increasingly technology-focused world, demand for traditional postal services is steadily shrinking. This timely volume examines the many challenges that the worldwide postal sector is facing as a result of growing electronic competition, and offers expert recommendations for reshaping postal structures to strengthen their competitiveness in an electronic age.

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  • Andreas Haller & Christian Jaag & Urs Trinkner, 2013. "Termination charges in the international parcel market," Chapters, in: Michael A. Crew & Paul R. Kleindorfer (ed.), Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition, chapter 19, pages 277-293, Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    • L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation
    • L87 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Postal and Delivery Services

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