Universal Postal Union - State of the Postal Sector 2023

A Hyper-Collaborative Path to Postal Development

The postal sector remains a critical element in the global ecosystem, transcending borders to connect people, businesses and governments. It not only facilitates communication, but also serves as the backbone of digital trade, logistics, and even economic resilience. However, the sector is grappling with a multitude of challenges, from the lasting disruptions induced by global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, to the transformative shifts in consumer behaviour ushered in by the digital age.

This report provides an exhaustive examination of the postal sector’s existing landscape, challenges, innovations, and the potential avenues for future growth and resilience.