The first postal services were available in France yet in the 16 century. For many years delivering mail in that country was mostly a private business. Only after the French revolution postal delivery became a public service. In its present-day form La Poste appeared in 1991, it is the largest mail delivery provider in France. la Poste closely cooperates with the postal operators of Monaco, Andorra, and Sweden.
Apart from mail and parcel delivery, La Poste provides mobile telephony services, courier delivery, insurance, and banking facilities. However, delivering correspondence remains the company’s major activity. Sending parcels, and e-commerce logistics are responsible for about 20% of the company’s revenues. !!! Like other leading postal operators, La Poste investigates and introduces digital services, like Digipost - an electronic safe to keep e-documents. A package of other important online services including e-signature, electronic invoices and maintaining digital archives are available on a special online platform launched by the La Post company. You can send and receive e-registered mail via la Poste’s mobile application.
La Poste also offers several unusual services, like “Veiller sur mes parents” (“Watch over my parents”). The service envisages regular visits of postmen and a helpline available 24/7. Postal employee also inform the relatives of their elderly client about their health and life conditions. This helps the elderly people remain self-sufficient. The postal operator also invested in creating a special tablet computer to be used by old people.
On our site PostTrack.com, you can follow your sending being transported by La Poste. Enter the tracking number of your letter or parcel in the field below and press Track.
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The estimated time of delivery for La Poste (France Post)
A table on the delivery time of packages depending on the country of destination. Statistics generated for La Poste (France Post) packages with the status of Delivered
- France~ 17 Days
- Germany~ 7 Days