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Wednesday, 02.09.2015, 07:20
Lithuania Post (Lietuvos pastas) has announced the list of stamps to be produced in 2016 and invites people to submit their draft stamps. The authors of the best projects may win monetary prizes from EUR 2017 to EUR 870, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Lithuania, Post Office, Transport
E-commerce development is raising the number of packages sent via parcel terminals but the number of letters falls quicker than expected in Estonia, first six months 2015 business results of the state-owned logistics and postal company Omniva indicate, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Turnover of the Latvijas Pasts postal company increased 7% to EUR 61.4 million in 2014, whereas the company's profit fell 2.6 times to EUR 1.71 million, reports LETA, according to Firmas.lv.
Lithuania Post (Lietuvos pastas) has sold an administrative building in Vilnius (Vivulskis Street), with floor area of approximately 3,000 square metres, for nearly EUR 1.7 million. It is one of the biggest buildings, both in size and in value, sold by the company, reports LETA/ELTA.
Based on the data of Lithuania's Communications Regulatory Authority, in the first quarter of 2015 year-on-year, the total revenue for provision of postal services increased 11.4% – from EUR 25.1 to EUR 28 million, reports LETA/ELTA.
More than a half of incoming postal items in Lithuania is received from China and in total it made 54% of the receiving postal items flow in the first-quarter of 2015, states BC Lithuania Post (AB Lietuvos pastas).
The company Baltic Post, a subsidiary company of Lithuania Post providing LP EXPRESS courier services, says that the number of items delivered during Q1 of the current year has increased by 17% if compared with the same period of 2014. The most considerable growth, namely 2.5 times, has been recorded in deliveries performed using the self-service parcel terminals LP EXPRESS 24, reports BC post’s press service.