IPC Annual Conference 2017 - Optimising the postal network for e-commerce

The IPC Annual Conference is a truly unique event for the global postal industry: an exclusive, invitation-only event for postal operator CEOs.

The IPC Annual Conference 2017 took place in Amsterdam on 18-19 May 2017 and explored the options posts have to cost-effectively deliver light-weight, low-value packets which account for the majority of the cross-border e-commerce market.

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The 2017 edition of the International Post Corporation Annual Conference saw 26 CEOs and senior executives from 30 leading postal operators from America, Asia Pacific and Europe gathering at the Rode Hoed conference centre in Amsterdam.

The IPC Annual Conference 2017 explored the options posts have to cost-effectively deliver light-weight, low-value packets which account for the majority of the cross-border e-commerce market.

Michael R. Indresano, VP, Amazon Transportation Services, Worldwide Operations, and Ricky Xue, Senior Director of Cross- Border, Cainiano Network, Alibaba Group shared their views on e-commerce trends and challenges and how posts can respond to their customers’ needs.

The debate focused on the way postal networks can be re-engineered to deliver the exponential growth of low-value packets from Asia, and explored whether posts are ready to handle the corresponding growth in traffic to and from Asia.

It also addressed questions on the way posts can respond to increased consumer demand for convenience and mobility, and on the way posts can meet consumer and e-retailer demands for low-cost, reliable and visible delivery of parcels.

In support of the conference, delegates were able to visit a small exhibition area highlighting IPC solutions for cross-border e-commerce.

Conference material and presentations

Please find here the presentations given by the keynote speakers. These presentations are available to IPC members and Annual Conference attendees only.

Please click here for the press release. 

Please click here for the interviews taken with postal CEOs. These videos are publicly available.

The presentations given at the conference will be released to members in the coming days. 

IPC Shareholders can access here the presentation and the pictures from the IPC Shareholders meeting. Shareholders need to log in to access the presentations. 

Previous edition

Please find the information and conference videos of the 2016 IPC Annual Conference here.

  • Exhibition
  • Exhibition
  • Coffee break
  • Mark Harrison
  • Holger Winklbauer at IPC Annual Conference
  • Mike Indresano
  • IPC Annual Conference
  • Francisco de Lacerda
  • Georg Poelzl
  • Philippe Wahl
  • Susane Ruoff
  • Tone Wille
  • Q&A
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  • Ricky Xue
  • Panel discussion
  • Herna Verhagen
  • Deepak Chopra
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  • Javier Cuesta Nuin
  • Dag Mejdell
 

Contact

Sara Pavanello
Events Manager
D  +32 (0)2 7247 180
T   +32 (0)2 7247 211
sara.pavanello@ipc.be

Location

Rode Hoed Conference Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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