Leapfrog Business Consulting is proud to be affiliated with the production of the monthly newsletter of the Caribbean Postal Union (CPU).

 

The Caribbean Postal Union (CPU)is a support organization funded under the auspices of the Universal Postal Union

The CPU represents approximately 30 English, French, Spanish and Dutch speaking countries and their Postal Administrations that operate close to 1,000 post office locations in the region, serving approximately 41 million people

Over 100 industry leaders (Postmaster Generals, Permanent Secretaries, Ministers responsible for Posts and UPU leaders) attend the annual CPU Conference held every summer. Please click here to contact us for more information.

Please CLICK on the “Issue Number / Date Link” below each issue header.

Each issue is in PDF format.

Issues of The Newsletter

May 2019

Caribbean Postal Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 5

  • CPU Conference Sessions at a Glance
  • Terminal Dues: UPU Offers Vote to Decide on 3 Options
  • Expand Delivery, Pick-Up and Post Sites
  • Stop the excuses! – It’s Time to Grow Your Postal Revenue!
  • Barbados and Cayman Islands Receive Quality of Service Awards

 

 

April 2019

Caribbean Postal Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 4

  • The Commitments We Made at the 2018 CPU Conference
  • Last Mile Delivery Needs a Postal Address System, what3words is a Great Option
  • The Economics of Last Mile Delivery
  • 10 Rules to Have a GREAT Retail Post Office

 

March 2019

Caribbean Postal Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 3

  • Join us in Havana
  • Break the Mold
  • 12 Key Steps to Set-up a Successful Franchise Network
  • 7 Reasons to Print Stamps on Demand
  • Understanding How Terminal Dues Will affect Your Post and Your Country’s Economy

February 2019

Caribbean Postal innovation, Volume 2, Issue 2

  • Viability & Sustainability:Franchise out Your Sales & Deliver
  • Revenue Growth:Shared-Government Services at all Post Office
  • Effectiveness & Productivity:12 Ways to Reduce Postal Costs
  • CPU 2019 Conference: Welcome to Cuba
  • Tips & Tools:Questions, Ideas and Vision

January 2019

Caribbean Postal Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 1

 

  • Mail Delivery: Guyana’s Mail Box Program
  • Revenue Growth: Flat-rate Boxes Grow Business
  • Effectiveness & Productivity: Are you making customers happy?
  • CPU 2018 Conference: Have you made progress on the 2018 recommendations?
  • Tips & Tools: Questions, Ideas and Vision

 

December 2018

Caribbean Postal Innovation, Volume 1, Issue 7

  • Employee Engagement: Random Acts of Kindness 
  • Revenue Growth: Guyana Post’s Agency Services
  • Effectiveness & Productivity: Increasing Your Xmas Period Sales
  • Social Responsibility: Bermuda Post’s Sea Turtles
  • Effective Management: Managing by Wandering Around

 

 November 2018

 

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue #6, November 2018

  • World Post Day – October 9, 2018
  • UPU Support Activities in the Region 
  • Get Paid: The Facts about Terminal Dues – Article by Mr. Jorge Gutierrez, Manager International Relations, Trade and Business Development at Canada Post
  • 8 Ways to Boost Your Bulk Mail Sales
  • Use Cost Effective Delivery Methods
  • Smile: “Selling” is a 5-step process called “Serve”
  • Grow Revenue: Be a Mobile Money Operator

October 2018

 

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue #5, October 2018

 

  • Introduction – Mr. Guillermo Raymond, Director of Post Aruba and Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union
  • How last month’s UPU Congress in Ethiopia affects you
  • The UPU Workshop on digital transformation and diversification
  • How a simple “vision statement” can help you succeed
  • Technology’s 10  great management benefits
  • Financial and banking services available to all citizen

 

September 2018

 

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue #4, September 2018

  • Introduction – Mr. Guillermo Raymond, Director of Post Aruba and Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union
  • Barbados Postmaster General Passes Away
  • Social Responsibility – Dominica to Ban Plastic and Styrofoam by 2019
  • Franchises Make Perfect Sense – An interview with the Operations Team at The Trinidad and Tobago Postal Corporation
  • The Next Step in Brand Identity – Become a Trusted Small Business Partner
  • 10 Steps to a Business-Growth Plan (Join the upcoming Workshop in Barbados)
  • 8 Successful Strategies You and Your Government Can Implement to Boost Exports

August 2018

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue #3, August 2018

  • Introduction – Mr. Guillermo Raymond, Director of Post Aruba and Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union
  • The 2018 CPU Conference Report – A Success! (See the 12 Symposium Recommendations)
  • Customs & Posts Conduct Workshop to Improve Processes and Customer Experience
  • 5 Areas that Will Increase Your Post Office Revenue
  • An Interview with Ms. Antonia Wilson, Director of Operations & Commerce at the Sint Maarten Postal Services – “No Official Addresses? Sint Maarten uses what3words”
  • 10 Ways to Unleash the Power of Your Employee Engagement

 July 2018

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue #2, July 2018 

  • Introduction – Mr. Wayne Smith, Postmaster General of Bermuda Post and Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union
  • The CPU Conference – June 2018, St. Lucia
  • 12 Benefits that Posts bring to their Government and to the Economy
  • Exporta Fácil– An interview with Ms.
    Laura Alquézar and Ms. Rose Mary Antunes from The Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal
  • 7 Export Areas to Grow your Revenue
  • Working With Exporters – An interview with PMG Janelle Stephen of the Saint Lucia Postal Service
  • 10 Ways to Grow Your Revenue by Helping Small Businesses Grow
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainable Development
  • Modern Post Offices made from Shipping Containers

 June 2018

Newsletter from the Caribbean Postal Union, Issue#1, June 2018 

  • Introduction – Mr. Wayne Smith, Postmaster General of Bermuda Post and Secretary General of the Caribbean Postal Union
  • The CPU Conference – June 2018, St. Lucia
  • New Products – Should you offer prepaid postal boxes to facilitate exporting?
  • Show Community Leadership – Promote awareness and environmental protection.
  • Take a Caribbean Tour – See postal innovation among Caribbean Posts