IPC provides services to its 24 member organisations and to other postal organisations and networks worldwide We rely on cutting-edge technology and on highly experienced people to deliver technological, operational and cooperative solutions. Our services are at heart of the international postal pipeline and enable postal operators to improve their business and take advantage of the new opportunities which arise in the e-commerce market.

Providing the right tools to underpin e-commerce growth

Cross-border e-commerce is a major focus of our activities given its rapid growth across the globe. To help postal organisations grasp the opportunities of e-commerce growth, IPC has for a number of years been working on solutions to boost cross-border e-commerce.

IPC gives postal operators the right tools to underpin e-commerce growth by offering a seamless cross-border delivery experience. These solutions respond to consumer demands for a transparent, hassle-free and reliable cross-border delivery of goods purchased online.

INTERCONNECT combines e-commerce solutions to offer reliable cross-border e-commerce delivery

These solutions were enhanced under the INTERCONNECT umbrella. INTERCONNECT is the outcome of a unique endeavour by postal operators from America, Europe and Asia Pacific to pave the way towards a reliable global cross-border postal e-commerce delivery service, tailored to the needs of e-retailers and their customers.

Other networks

Many of these e-commerce solutions – including the Common Returns Platform, the Global Customers Service System and STROBE tracking – are also offered for other international postal networks like EPG, KPG and PRIME. For more information about these networks, please visit our section on postal networks.