Private delivery companies vs SA Post Office – The ecommerce battle

The South African Post Office (SAPO) plans to launch an ecommerce platform and expects to reveal its launch date in 2019. The undertaking of large-scale ecommerce deliveries is a logical step for the SA Post Office, as it is currently mandated with running the country’s postal system. SAPO spokesperson Bongani Diako told MyBroadband that the Post Office’s delivery performance is monitored by ICASA, and that it also operates a separate parcel delivery business via its Speed Services Couriers division. Read more.