The subcontracting of tasks to external service providers.
Parcel machine where parcels and small packets can be deposited and collected around the clock.
Postbox for franked parcels and small packets (maximum dimensions: 50 × 40 × 30 cm).
The study of stamps. Systematic collection of postage stamps.
The purpose of the German postal act, which took effect on 1 January 1998, is to promote postal competition through regulation and ensure the nationwide provision of appropriate and sufficient postal services. The postal act includes regulations on licensing, price control and the universal service.
A press product of which more than 30% consists of journalistic reporting.
Procedure whereby the Federal Network Agency approves prices for certain mail products. The agency approves prices on the basis of parameters it stipulates in advance, which set the average changes in these prices within baskets of services defined by the agency.
Same-day delivery of express shipments.
Letter measuring max. 235 × 125 × 5 mm and weighing up to 20g.
A press product of which no more than 30% consists of journalistic reporting.
A series of connected resources and processes from sourcing materials to delivering goods to consumers.
Twenty-foot equivalent unit. Standardised container unit measuring 20 feet in length (1 foot = approximately 30 cm).
Delivery of express shipments at a specified time.
Services which go beyond core services offered and thus create added value.