How is mail delivered around the world?
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Post on 05-Dec-2014
DESCRIPTIONInfographic showing the different ways mail is delivered around the world.
- 1. How is mail delivered around the world? A look at different ways mail is delivered around the world China USPS. Largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world. 218,684 vehicles Supai, Grand Canyon, mail delivered by mule. Geneva Lake, Wisconsin, mail delivered by a 'mail jumper' who jumps on and off a boat that never stops moving! USA Most post is delivered by bicycle. Pelorus, South Island, use mail boat New Zealand Most post delivered by bicycle. Mail delivered by horse couriers in mountainous parts of Sichuan and Tibet. Mail delivered by foot in parts of Diqing prefecture with paths reaching 4,500 meters in altitude. Mail delivered by bicycle India
- 2. Australia Motorcycles used on 6,600 routes. Walking used on 1,000 routes. Bicycles used on 350 routes Mail delivered by van, bicycles have been phased out due to health and safety fears. Royal Mail employs 150,000 permanent postal workers and takes on 18,000 extra for Christmas. Home of the fastest coin operated Postman Pat van, which reached 101.36 mph! UK Credits: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supai,_Arizona http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Postal_Service http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_jumping http://www.newzealand.com/uk/plan/business/pelorus-mail-boat/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mail_delivery_by_animal http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-05/14/c_13874073.htm http://auspost.com.au/about-us/postal-delivery-officer-bicycle.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Mail#Fleet http://www.guinnessworldrecords.es/news/2013/10/fan-choice-record-october-18-52261/ Powered By: www.pitneybowes.co.uk www.pitneybowes.co.uk/smb-blog
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