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2004

Postal Express Mail Service (EMS) spot on, also in Europe

Pressemeldung from 30.09.2004

Two new features: “EMS Midday Europe” and “EMS Saturday Europe”

As of 1 October 2004, the best-known express service and market leader in Austria - Österreichische Post AG’s EMS -  offers its customers two new services for delivery into nineteen countries of the European Union.

EMS Midday Europe
Starting from October 2004, Österreichische Post AG’s customers can specify precisely the time they want their EMS items to be delivered, also in other European countries. From Monday to Friday, delivery is possible by midday on the next working day. Against a surcharge of € 22.00 to € 62.00 (depending on the weight), EMS items will be delivered in capital cities, major cities and business centers in the European Union.

EMS Saturday Europe
If you are really in a hurry, you can also get EMS items delivered on Saturdays in big conurbations within these nineteen EU countries. The one-off surcharge for this convenient extra service is € 38.00.

At the beginning, “EMS Midday Europe” and “EMS Saturday Europe” will be offered in selected post offices. Customers will be able to profit from these services at four locations in Vienna and in the main post offices of all of Austria’s provincial capitals. Please note the time limits for the posting of EMS items when using these services.

Post office Latest posting time
1010 Wien 16:30 h
1090 Wien 15:30 h
1103 Wien 17:00 h
1150 Wien 16:00 h
3100 St. Pölten 16:00 h
4020 Linz 16:30 h
5020 Salzburg 16:00 h
6020 Innsbruck 16:30 h
6900 Bregenz 16:30 h
7000 Eisenstadt 16:00 h
8020 Graz 16:00 h
9020 Klagenfurt 14:30 h

The new EMS services for fast delivery at a specified time are offered for the following nineteen countries of the European Union:
Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Spain. For delivery to Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary, we currently offer “EMS Midday Europe”.

Items that are still subject to customs control in the destination countries are excepted from this fast-delivery services.

For more information please contact:

Österreichische Post AG
Corporate Communications
Public relations
Michael Homola
Phone: +43 (1) 515 51 - 32010
E-Mail: michael.homola@post.at

Vienna, 30 September, 2004

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