Difficult transfer and delivery of postal items to USA due to the bad weather
November 5th, 2012.We would like to inform our customers that the there will be difficulties in reception and delivery of postal items along the east coast of the United States, which are affected by a hurricane.
9th OCTOBER – WORLD POST DAY
October 9th, 2012.Exactly 138 years ago, between 15th September and 9th October in 1874 in Bern, the Foundation Congress of Universal Postal Union was held, one of the first and biggest international non-governmental organisation, where participated 22 representatives of the countries founders. Mladen Ž. Radojković was the representative of the Kingdom of Serbia which speaks for itself about the reputation our country had in the European and world scopes of that time. Serbia had 54 post offices, postal diligence for transport of passengers, law on money orders, additional payments and postal postcards, so called simple postcards and paid reply postcards. In 1874 the Convention of Universal Postal Union was signed, and the World Post Day was declared at the 11th Congress of Postmen in Buenos Aires in 1939. Today this international organisation encompasses 192 member countries which make a unique postal territory and the widest distribution network for physical transfer of items in the world. The basic mission of Universal Postal Union is the promotion of the universal postal service, since reliable and accessible postal services are the basic human rights. The international post uses 6,800 languages of its clients, and is a mediator for exchange of goods, capital, ideas and thoughts, in a safe, efficient and economic way. “To reach everyone everywhere” has become a motto of governments and postal operators, and it has to remain so for the future. Therefore, the Universal Postal Union shall continue to work on expanding postal services scopes up to every part of the Earth, whenever it is economically justifiable. The Post of Serbia is proud that it was among twenty founders of the Universal Postal Union. From the very start, the Post in Serbia was turned to international integrations and cooperation, since the nature of postal service and its mission require an efficient, everyday and fruitful cooperation among the national postal administrations.
The Post of Serbia winner of the UPU acknowledgement
October 2nd, 2012.Director General of UPU, Edouard Dayan has today awarded the Goldern Certificate for Quality Management - the acknowledgement for the quickest rising quality of service in the South-Eastern Europe to Goran Ćirić, the Special Consultant of Milan Krkobabić, CEO of the Post of Serbia. The Post of Serbia was awarded this acknowledgement at the UPU Congress held in Doha, the capital of Qatar. The Post won 1,965 points out of the possible 2,000. The consultants were impressed the most by the commitment to the service quality promotion.
Milan Krkobabić took over the CEO function of the Post of Serbia
September 28th, 2012.Milan Krkobabić took over the CEO function of the Post of Serbia from the previous Acting CEO, Goran Ćirić. Upon takeover, Krkobabić said that the activities of the Post of Serbia cannot be reduced just to sending letters and seeing the financial aspect in the forefront, since it is one of the pillars of the state protecting its interests. “Your uniform is maybe the last uniform of this state at Kosovo and Metohija, and if it disappears, the state also disappears” said Krkobabić and also named some small towns where banks have no interest to make payment operations, and if it were not for the post office the people would have to travel far to execute any payments. He also pointed out that he would contribute that the Post remains the pillar, the crucial institution that cannot be played with mindlessly. As regards employment, Krkobabić pointed out that he would continue to believe in motto that “there is a lack of work, and not the excess of employees”. “Anyone who comes to me telling me that there is an excess of employees in certain organization unit, I will ask back, what has he done to find a new job”, stressed out Krkobabić. „I expect a full support of the employees and have no intention to make some combinations, as regards employment or anything. I am completely unprofitable, although many things could be heard about myself. However, no scandal has been attached to my name so far”, said Krkobabić. As regards his opinion of the previous work of the Post of Serbia, he said that the results are better than just good, but could be even better, depending on the employees. It was stated at the takeover that Goran Ćirić would be at the function of Special Consultant in the Post of Serbia.
Milan Krkobabić - New CEO of the Post of Serbia
September 21st, 2012.At the session of the Republic of Serbia Government held on 20th September, Milan Krkobabić was appointed the CEO of the Public Enterprise of PTT Communications “Srbija”.
Post of Serbia Day
June 7th, 2012.Public Enterprise of PTT communications „Srbija“ celebrates its holiday on June 7. Notification of the Ministry of internal affairs of Serbian Principality to foreign consulates notifying them that they can send their mail twice a week to the provinces of Serbia, on this day in 1840, announced the beginning of the public postal traffic in our country. The first post office was established in Belgrade, exactly 172 years ago. Soon after, Serbia received a place in the world postal system, as one of 22 founding states of Universal Postal Union. Since 1840, there has been 48 postal stations in Serbia that performed postal traffic with outward postal stamp.
THE POSTEUROP PLENARY ASSEMBLY IN BELGRADE
April 26th, 2012.The Plenary Assembly of PostEurop, the biggest international postal organisation which gathers together 50 European postal public operators, took place on 25th and 26th April in Belgrade, has an enormous significance for the Post of Serbia and for harmonisation of postal legislation of its member countries in the procedure of joining the European Union. The Prime Minister of Serbia, Mr. Mirko Cvetković, asserted at the opening of the meeting that Serbia is a very favourable investment destination since it is a settled country, with industrious, educated employees, with fair and convenient business conditions, representing an organic link between East and West. In his address to the representatives of the postal administrations in Europe and the world, he pointed out to their significance in helping the insufficiently developed countries to adopt the European standards and speed up the development. The Acting CEO of the Post of Serbia, Mr. Goran Ćirić stressed out that the postal administrations which took part in the plenary meeting have around two million of employees and 800 million of customers. Mr. Ćirić reported that the speedy growth of ICT technologies puts constant challenges in front of the postal administrations in the world. The Post of Serbia is searching for the new solutions and makes great efforts to create new markets and keep the existing ones. He pointed out that the Post of Serbia is constantly working on how to win new markets, with constant modernization and investments in telecommunication capacities; he also noted that the Post has contributed to the development of e-Government and to the smooth operation of small and medium-sized companies. The Chairman of PostEurop, Mr. Jean Paul Forceville later indicated that the postal sector worldwide is faced with the growing reduction in mail volume and works on discovering new ways of business operation in future, which, by all means, requires attention and help of governments and regulatory bodies. The platform on the PostEurop strategy for the forthcoming UPU Congress in Doha was adopted at the Plenary Assembly, as well as a series of concrete decisions vital for the advance of postal services in the international postal traffic. On the second day of the Plenary Assembly, the Business Forum was kept on the topic “How to keep up with the digital world”, where the introductory presentation “E-Services in the Post of Serbia - Digital Presence” was held by Mr. Goran Ćirić.
The Post of Serbia among the most successful
November 17th, 2011.According to the Business Top List 2010/11 of magazine Business & Finances, the Post of Serbia is the top company in terms of consolidated profit in 2011 (RSD25.3 billion), followed by Telekom Srbija and the Petrol Industry of Serbia (RSD17 billion each). The list of the most successful companies, issued by the magazine Business & Finances for the seventh time, is established on the basis of the 2010 final accounts of companies, as listed by the Serbian Business Registers Agency. The Petrol Industry of Serbia (EBIT: RSD16.5 billion) is the most successful company in Serbia in 2001, whereas Telekom Srbija (EBIT: RSD15.8 billion) takes the second place. These two top companies are followed by the Public Enterprise of PTT Communications “Srbija” (EBIT: RSD4.6 billion), “Tarke TT” Bačka Palanka (EBIT: RSD4.2 billion) and Tigar Pirot (EBIT: RSD3.3 billion).
Post of Serbia received the „Belgrade winner” award
May 24th, 2011.Post of Serbia won the „Belgrade” Annual Award from The Belgrade Chamber of Commerce for the results achieved in economy in year 2010. This prestigious award, which was awarded to our company, has been given by the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce to individuals and companies for the extraordinary results in economy, development and contribution to the success of Belgrade economy for more than 25 years. Award „Belgrade Winner” was presented to Goran Ćirić, General Manager of the Public Enterprise of PTT communications „Srbija” at the ceremony organized on May 23rd at the „Sava Center” conference hall in Belgrade.
Announcement of a Public Call for public procurement, April 26th 2011.
April 26th, 2011.Post of Serbia announced in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia No. 27, from the20th of April, a Public Call for public procurement of technological concepts and equipment for the automated sorting of postal items – MPC Belgrade, Novi Sad and Niš, PP No. 45/2011 and a Public Call for submission of bids for the subject public procurement. The complete text of the public call is available for download here.