The Post Office Agents Association Limited is the membership association for the owner/operators of Licensed Post Offices and for Mail & Parcel Contractors who deliver on behalf of Australia Post. POAAL has been looking after its members since 1939.

POST OFFICES

Post office news

March 24, 2015

EPOS outage

Australia Post’s EPOS banking and scanning systems have been largely restored after being down since late Saturday.

Read more...

March 13, 2015

Government announces support for two-speed letters

The Government has announced it will approve Australia Post’s request to introduce a two-speed letters service.

Read more...

March 11, 2015

Adelaide meeting report

Bob Chizzoniti with some Licensees after the POAAL meeting in Adelaide

Scanning procedures, retail products and future postal trends were the main topics of discussion at the POAAL meeting in Adelaide in February.

Read more...

February 23, 2015

Australia Post heads towards the red

Australia Post has announced that its profit for the first six months of 2014/15 has dropped by over 50% thanks to mounting losses in the letters business and that it is likely to return a full-year loss for the first time in over 30 years.

Read more...

Post office meetings and events

Looking to buy a Post Office?

A Licensed Post Office (LPO) is a privately owned post office which is operated under contract (licence) to Australia Post.

Learn more in our guide for prospective licensees.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Postal News

Journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited

Postal News is the journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited. Postal News is full of news for Licensees.

View an archive of our covers and overview of contents.

Looking to buy a Post Office?Become a POAAL memberPostal News

MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

March 13, 2015

Government announces support for two-speed letters

The Government has announced it will approve Australia Post’s request to introduce a two-speed letters service.

Read more...

March 6, 2015

La Poste tests electric/hydrogen truck

4.5-ton Renault "Maxity Electric" truck

France’s La Poste is experimenting with a new Renault electric truck equipped with a hydrogen-powered range extender.

Read more...

February 18, 2015

Japan Post to take over Toll

Toll_logo

The Toll board has endorsed a $6.5 billion takeover offer from Japan Post – a deal that could have massive implications for Australia Post’s parcels business.

Read more...

January 30, 2015

DHL Express using electric vans in Italy

One of DHL Express's new Nissan e-NV200 electric vans in Milan

New Nissan e-NV200 electric vans will be used by DHL Express in Italy. The first vans will be used in Milan and Rome.

Read more...

Mail contractor insurance

POAAL members can access the POAAL Master Policy for Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance at competitive rates. Another way that POAAL helps you protect your business. Read more.

Resources

Popular news

Want to be a Contractor?

Interested in becoming a Mail Contractor? Mail & Parcel Contractors deliver mail (or other consignments) on behalf of Australia Post.

Learn more in our guide for prospective Contractors.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Want to be a Contractor? Become a POAAL member

COURIERS

Courier news

February 18, 2015

Japan Post to take over Toll

Toll_logo

The Toll board has endorsed a $6.5 billion takeover offer from Japan Post.

Read more...

January 30, 2015

DHL Express using electric vans in Italy

One of DHL Express's new Nissan e-NV200 electric vans in Milan

New Nissan e-NV200 electric vans will be used by DHL Express in Italy. The first vans will be used in Milan and Rome.

Read more...

September 26, 2014

Foldable drop box for parcel deliveries

PaketButler

DHL in Germany will trial a new temporary package container for couriers to leave packages securely at apartments when the recipient isn’t at home.

Read more...

September 16, 2014

A new way to deliver!

whistl-London-5

Whstl – formerly TNT Post – has begun trialling deliveries using the AirWheel in cities across Britain.

Read more...

Courier insurance

POAAL members can access the POAAL Master Policy for Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance at competitive rates. Another way that POAAL helps you protect your business. Read more.

Resources

Popular news

Want to be a Courier?

Interested in becoming a courier owner/driver? Do you have your own delivery vehicle?

Learn more in our guide for prospective couriers.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Want to be a Courier? Become a POAAL member