Streamlining postal services in europe

Standardization of various aspects of Postal services to improve interoperability and quality of services in the postal value chain.

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Standardization of various aspects of Postal services, including the measurement of quality of service, hybrid mail, (automatic) identification and tracing of mail items, parcel and letter boxes, address data in order to increase the interoperability of postal networks and to improve the quality of service.

Published Standards

The work of CEN/TC 331 reflects the developments in the postal market and takes into account the needs of all stakeholders in the postal supply chain.

Published

This Technical Specification defines a set of physical marks called Address Block Locators (ABLs). ABLs are marks, printed in the...

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This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a 78-position bar-no-bar code (BNB-78) printed in fluorescent ink in...

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This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a 62-position bar-no-bar code (BNB-62) printed in fluorescent ink in...

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This Technical Specification specifies a methodology that allows postal operators to define specific statements of mailing submission customised according...

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This Technical Specification defines a uniform structure and meaning for the information that fully represents postal rates for a broad variety of...

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Everyone benefits from a standardized postal value chain.

Interoperability

A greater level of interoperability between operators along the postal value chain.

Accessibility

Provide cross-border, well tested postal solutions that make the postal network more accessible.

Convenience

Improved quality of services, transparency for consumers and cost effective delivery solutions.

Innovation

Swift development of new services through a foundation of proven and standardized solutions.

Standards are created together

Standards are created by all parties concerned