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Postal Industry Diversification: Exploring New Worlds and Facing New Regulations

In: New Business and Regulatory Strategies in the Postal Sector

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  • Virginie Alloo

    (Cullen International)

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This chapter shows how innovation, in particular, operational diversification towards e-commerce and digital services, broadens the regulatory framework that postal operators must take into account. First, we will analyze how the Belgian and French universal postal service providers succeed in using their infrastructure and their image of trust to diversify their activities to counter-balance revenue loss resulting from the decline in letter volumes. We will then detail the different new regulatory issues that will be faced by postal operators when offering these new e-commerce and digital services, including digital identity tools or electronic safes.

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  • Virginie Alloo, 2018. "Postal Industry Diversification: Exploring New Worlds and Facing New Regulations," Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy, in: Pier Luigi Parcu & Timothy J. Brennan & Victor Glass (ed.), New Business and Regulatory Strategies in the Postal Sector, pages 327-338, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:topchp:978-3-030-02937-1_24
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-02937-1_24
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