Poczta Polska and Ukrposhta sign memorandum of cooperation

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Poczta Polska and Ukrposhta have signed a memorandum of cooperation to deepen their relationship and support on postal services, logistics and business relations, following the Russian invasion of the Ukraine.

The aim of deepening the existing cooperation is to cooperate more effectively in the area of operation, logistics and relationships with entities operating in the e-commerce sector. Poczta Polska has supported Ukraine since the beginning of Russian aggression earlier this year and, in agreement with the Ukrainian Post, it took over the company’s international postal traffic. Poczta Polska has also supported a Polish government program to help Ukraine. It has provided accommodation to refugees, vehicles to transport Ukrainian citizens to Poland and made a donation of seven armored vehicles to the country for the transportation of cash. It has also offered jobs to Ukrainian refugees, including in many positions where knowledge of the Polish language is not required.

Tomasz Zdzikot, president of the management board of Poczta Polska, said, “Since the beginning of the Russian aggression against Ukraine, Poczta Polska has been supporting its Ukrainian counterpart. The current geopolitical situation creates a new framework for cooperation, which we want to better coordinate. Both institutions, i.e. national postal operators, as well as our customers living on both sides of the border, will benefit from this.”

Igor Smelyansky, general director of Ukrposhta, added, “Thanks to the memorandum, more effective communication and cooperation in the field of postal business, as well as on forums of key international postal organizations, will be possible. Poczta Polska is a reliable partner we can count on. I am glad that our fruitful cooperation will not only be continued but also developed. Thank you for everything that Poczta Polska has done for us, we keep our fingers crossed for the increase in parcel volumes.”

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