- Growing postal and logistics automation systems business around the globe
- Provider of more than 1,500 postal system solutions around the world over 50 years
- Winner of contracts from Australia Post and Taiwan’s Chunghwa Post in 2015 worth over US$60 million
TOKYO―Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will bring its postal and parcel automation system solutions to Post Expo 2016 HONG KONG + THE PARCEL SHOW from May 24-26, the world’s largest exhibition for the postal and parcel services industry business. Toshiba’s participation will support its strategy to expand its postal and logistics automation systems business in Asia and Oceania.
Toshiba developed the world’s first automated mail processing system in 1967, and since then has provided more than 1,500 postal solutions around the world, in 20 countries including Canada, Serbia, Brazil, Singapore and Russia. The company’s latest system processes 42,000 letters an hour, and combines a high read accuracy rate with low noise levels, low power consumption and low life-cycle costs. In 2015, these performance advantages helped Toshiba to win contracts from Australia Post and Taiwan’s Chunghwa Post with a combined value of over US$60 million.
“Our global experience and technological advantages support us in reaching out to customers across Asia and Oceania,” said Mr. Sadao Sekine, Vice President of Toshiba’s Infrastructure Systems & Solution Company. “We are delighted to have won major orders from Australia Post and Chunghwa Post last year, and we will continue to enhance our business in this exciting and strategically important region.”
Throughout Asia-Pacific, parcel delivery has seen enormous growth with the emergence of a growing middle class and the boom in e-commerce. Toshiba is keenly aware of the dramatic changes and demand increases that are reshaping postal and parcel delivery services and logistics, and is expanding the solutions it offers in this area in markets around the world. Mr. Sekine emphasizes Toshiba's commitment to this flexible approach: “Our postal solutions are not limited to letters. We can meet our clients’ needs with logistics systems, and with systems upgrades and total solutions from equipment supply through to operation.”
At Post Expo 2016 HONG KONG + THE PARCEL SHOW, which will be held at Asia World Expo from May 24-26, Toshiba will exhibit fully integrated postal and logistics automation systems and solutions with Toshiba Solutions Corporation, Toshiba Group’s ICT Solution provider company. Toshiba Group’s booth is located at Stand #7045, in the center of the exhibition hall.
Outline of exhibited solutions:
- Integrated Solutions for Postal and Logistics Operations
- Toshiba’s Robotic Automation as a Solution for Handling Packets and Parcels
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into three focus business fields: Energy that sustains everyday life, that is cleaner and safer; Infrastructure that sustains quality of life; and Storage that sustains the advanced information society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of 550 consolidated companies employing 188,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 5.7 trillion yen (US$50 billion). (As of March 31, 2016.)
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