The Nigeria Postal Service(NIPOST) has signed MOU with three of its partners to promote the digital transformation of the last-mile delivery.
Speaking at the event, the PostMaster General Dr Ismail Adebayo Adewusi said the body decided to engage in the partnership to adopt a more creative approach to meeting the needs of the customers.
According to the Postmaster-General, NIPOST and e- GATE developed a fully functional fleet management application to transform NIPOST’s logistics operation.
“Access Solution Ltd provided self-service kiosks and the third company, Lleida.net on Registered Communication System respectively. The competitiveness which exists in the industry today forces us to adopt more business-like and creative approaches in meeting the needs of our customers.”
He said the Post will continue to serve as an essential instrument of economic and social development in Nigeria.
“The federal government has embarked on a comprehensive reform and unbundling of the postal sector to make it responsive to consumer demands through the provision of high-quality and affordable universal postal services to the citizenry.”
The Managing Director of E-Gate Solution, Mr Mohammed Isa, said the Nigeria Postal Service has transformed the postal sector through its electronic mail services.
He expressed optimism that the public will begin to benefit from the digital transformation service in the Nigeria Postal Service.
“This innovation in the postal sector will enhance national development. We have entered into a new era where the public will enjoy smooth operation within a twinkle of an eye.”
“Henceforth postal users can now calculate the time and duration it will take for mails to get to the final destination. We are now able to reach our customers through SMS. We have improved in our mode of communication and geared towards digital innovation.”
The Representative of Asset solutions, Elijah Olanrewaju added that NIPOST has brought phenomenal changes into the postal sector in Nigeria.
While commending the management for laudable feats in recent years, he encouraged them to keep up rendering remarkable service to the public.
“We are part of the major transformation that is happening in NIPOST. We are here to tell a joint story of how the postal body has evolved over the years. We are bringing meaningful change into electronic mail services. We have rolled out terminals to improve postal services using renewable energy.”