Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Change in mail delivery system

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A CHANGE in Barbados’ door-to-door mail delivery system could be on the cards.

Joel Brathwaite, who has just retired as Postmaster General, hinted of a proposed move “to a situation where we have community postal boxes” particularly in high-rise buildings.

“What we are moving to is a situation where we have community boxes. We are not going to have postmen going up four, five floors to accommodate housing complexes above a certain level.

“What is in the pipeline is to ensure there is a system where boxes are placed at the floor level, one for security (reasons) the second for accessibility,” Brathwaite said during an interview with the WEEKEND NATION. (GC)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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