1 million people have downloaded the Ghana Post GPS address system - James Kwofie
The new digital address system which was launched on October 18, 2017, is gradually receiving acceptance by many people in the country.
Close to one million people have downloaded the app with over 5,000 properties tagged with the digital addressing system, Mr James Kwofie, the Managing Director of the Ghana Post Company Limited has said.
Mr Kwofie disclosed this during an interaction with the media on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the company’s head office, Accra.
So far over 1,000 items have been delivered using the digital address, noting that the digital address makes it easier for the company to deliver items to people at their homes.
Though they are recording significant success, he added that the company will continue to create awareness about the service and also encourage its usage.
Touching on some recent major achievements of the company, Mr Kwofie said for the first time since 2012, the company has been able to grow its revenue by 25 per cent which it intends to double in the next four years.
He said as part of strategies to improve its operations, the company has procured 22 new vehicles to ensure efficiency and also embark on additional new routes.
He noted that the company has also taken full control of its operations which hitherto was in the hands of third parties, stressing that the company remains the leader in the cross-border postal services in the country.