Knowledge Centre

IPC’s programmes help postal operators defend existing businesses and expand into growth areas. IPC offers its members insight into market and regulatory developments and provides a framework for networking and knowledge sharing. Our sustainability programme aims to reduce the postal sector’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.

 

In markets like the postal sector, regulation has a significant impact on competition and on the market behaviour of postal service providers.

For IPC members it has become increasingly important to follow regulatory developments and to respond to the challenges they face. In this regard, IPC provides insight and analysis on the evolution of postal regulation, and facilitates discussion platforms for best practice sharing.

Intelligence services offered by IPC provide a full overview on legal and regulatory implications in IPC member countries. Together with its members, IPC initiates and conducts research on regulatory, legal and political issues, including benchmarking studies and analysis of relevant regulatory questions.

Facts and analysis of regulatory models are covered in members-only publications and services: IPC Regulatory Flash, the IPC Strategic Perspectives on Regulation, the IPC Regulatory Database and Portal and in other studies produced for members.

For more information on IPC's Regulatory Services, please contact the Regulatory Services Manager.

Regulatory Database 2017

IPC Postal Regulatory Database

IPC Postal Regulatory Database Country Directory includes relevant, up-to-date regulatory information and descriptions of the regulatory environment in 49 countries.

IPC Regulatory Portal

The Regulatory Portal is a web application that provides an entry point to a set of regulatory resources available to all portal users.

IPC monthly Regulatory Flash

IPC Regulatory Flash is a monthly newsletter on regulatory affairs in the postal industry. It provides a comprehensive look at new developments emerging in international regulatory affairs and is available to participating members only.

IPC weekly Regulatory Flash

IPC weekly Regulatory  Flash is a weekly newsletter on regulatory affairs in the postal industry. It complements the monthly Regulatory Flash and provides a comprehensive look at new developments emerging in international regulatory affairs and is available to participating members only.

Regulatory reports and studies

IPC produces a number of publications which focus on regulatory issues, ranging from e-commerce to the USO. These reports are also available in the Reports section of the website.