In January 2012 the Commission published its Communication on e-commerce with an action plan as a new contribution to the Digital Agenda and a follow up of the Single Market Act.
The Communication presents 16 new initiatives in order to boost e-commerce. One of the actions will be a consultation on postal delivery services based on a Green Paper. The Commission believes that cross-border delivery represents one of the main obstacles to the growth of cross-border e-commerce.
The objective of the E-Commerce Green Paper Working Group is to establish a constructive dialogue with relevant stakeholders, and to position PostEurop in the policy debate on postal delivery in the context of e-commerce, especially cross-border.
Realising Europe’s potential: e-commerce and the postal operators
In cooperation with IPC, PostEurop and its members published “Realising Europe’s potential: e-commerce and the postal operators” in September 2012 to demonstrate the role of postal operators in boosting cross-border e-commerce within the EU.
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