The nation’s designated postal operator, Ghana Post, has won the Excellence in Innovation Company of the Year award at the just ended Ghana Shippers Awards 2019.
It also picked the Outstanding Contribution to the shipping industry award.
Innovations such as the introduction of a reliable Tracking System, Central Valuation Centre as well as the Digital Address (Ghana Post GPS) place Ghana Post in a more advanced tech-driven position to meet modern ways of doing business and meeting the needs of customers.
“Ghana Post has Leveraged on technology to improve on efficiency. For instance, we now have a Tracking System, Central Valuation Centre, Digital Address Delivery, Shortcode For Letter Box Payment. The tracking system enables both customers and Ghana post to track items sent. This helps to monitor items sent till delivery. These are some of the tech innovations at Ghana Post,” MD of Ghana Post, Mr James Kwofie said.
He hinted that Ghana Post will soon launch “an extraordinary payment platform” that will change money transfer system in the country.
Ghana Post has partnered Standard Chartered Bank for the Ghana Post Stanchart Innovation which enables customers to open accounts online and cards delivered at the comfort of their homes.
The Ghana Shippers Awards which was to recognize the achievement of local and international companies cut across road transportation, ocean carriers, air transportation, freight forwarding, shipping agents, express services, courier, government agencies, insurance and financial institutions. In all, 53 award categories were up for grab while DHL Ghana Ltd, B5 PLUS, CARGILL Ghana Ltd, Air Ghana Ltd among others picked awards in different categories.