PostEurop closely monitors the current Coronavirus-Covid19 situation through a Coronavirus Crisis Group.  This dedicated page contains information (incl. Q&As, information, links to key data with regular updates) to help postal operators deal with pandemic.

Latest News 

  1. 29/07/2020   Omniva achieved a record six-month result during corona crisis
  2. 07/07/2020   Parcel & Postal Technology interview with Kristi Unt, Head of Operations at Omniva
  3. 07/07/2020   Summer 2020 Economic Forecast: An even deeper recession with wider divergences
  4. 03/07/2020   Parcel & Postal Technology interview with Thomas Baldry, SVP of international mail and international relations at Deutsche Post
  5. 02/07/2020   COVID-19 Pandemic Update at MaltaPost
  6. 30/06/2020   Parcel & Postal Technology interview with Ivan Culo, CEO of Croatian Post on the pandemic
  7. 30/06/2020   Latest updates on the rail transport from China to Europe via Lithuania
  8. 26/06/2020   Albanian Post operations are returning to normal
  9. 25/06/2020   Post & Parcel Technology- Covid-19 Response: Peak Performance
  10. 24/06/2020   The bpost services during lockdown, drivers of growth and guarantee of stability for customers
  11. 18/06/2020   Estonian Post reported that all postal services will resume as normal
  12. 16/06/2020   bpost Group launches an exclusive growth platform for SMEs

Regulatory and governance

EU briefing (external report on what's happening in Europe) 


Regulatory changes

  1. 08/07/2020   State aid: Commission approves €6.2 billion Italian grants scheme to support small businesses and self-employed
  2. 08/07/2020   State aid: Commission approves German fund to enable up to €500 billion of liquidity and capital support to enterprises
  3. 06/07/2020   State aid: Commission approves €150 million Austrian subordinated loan to compensate Austrian Airlines for damages suffered due to coronavirus
  4. 06/07/2020   State aid: Commission approves Latvian fund to enable €100 million of liquidity and capital support to large enterprises affected
  5. 03/07/2020   State aid: Commission approves €250 million Latvian measure to recapitalise airBaltic
  6. 02/07/2020   Commission prolongs EU State aid rules and adopts targeted adjustments to mitigate impact of coronavirus outbreak
  7. 30/06/2020   State aid: Commission approves €30b French subordinated loan scheme to support companies
  8. 26/06/2020   State aid: Commission approves €7.6b Italian tax schemes to support companies and self-employed workers
  9. 23/06/2020   State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the financing of Czech Post's universal service obligation
  10. 18/06/2020   EU Funding for the transport of medial goods, medical teams and patients

Governments and stakeholder policies

Best practice information and advice


  1. France: Groupe La Poste "Adoptons les bons gestes pour se protéger" poster
  2. Greece: Hellenic Post ELTA "Precautions against Covid-19" updated poster
  3. Greece: Hellenic Post ELTA "Precautions against Covid-19" poster
  4. Ireland: An Post "Wash your hands" poster
  5. Ireland: An Post "Cough and sneezes" poster
  6. Ireland: Public Health Advice poster
  7. Italy: Actions taken to combat the spread of COVID-19
  8. Turkey: Turkish Ministry of Health poster

Social distancing

  1. Denmark: Delivery without physical contact infographic
  2. France: Groupe La Poste infosheets
  3. Georgia: Georgian Post delivery information video
  4. Greece: Greek government's poster #menoumespiti (we stay at home) 
  5. Greece: Greek government's logo (we stay safe) as of 28/4 
  6. Italy: Actions taken to combat the spread of COVID-19
  7. Italy: AGICOM Italy video on postal measures when signing postal items
  8. Norway: Posten Norge Plexiglass installed at postal counters
  9. Spain: Correos Simple delivery measures infographic
  10. Switzerland: How Swisspost is protecting their employees and customers in their branches
  11. Turkey: Ministry of Health 14 rules poster

Self isolation 

  1. Greece:  "Stay home. ELTA takes care of you" video 
  2. Greece: "This Easter … ELTA takes care of you!!!" video
  3. Portugal: CTT Portugal Post "Stay at Home" video 
  4. UK: Royal Mail "Delivering for the Country" video


Last updated 31 July 2020 

David Pilkington
Royal Mail International
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F: +44 207 239 2427
Jana Vlachová
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