Customers of the Express Mail Service (EMS) are advised that as a result of changes to the security procedures for inbound airmail and cargo to the United States, EMS items will continue to receive priority treatment however guaranteed delivery times cannot be offered as delays will occur.
Customers of the Barbados Postal Service will be paying more for local and airmail items, as well as parcel rates and other service charges with effect from Wednesday, May 18th, 2011. Postmaster General of the Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.), Mr. Joel Brathwaite, advises the public that following an audit: “An increase in rates and charges
The public of Barbados has given the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) its vote of confidence. The organisation received the highest customer satisfaction rating among a number of public sector entities in the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) 2010 Customer Satisfaction Index with a score of 80 out of 100. The accolades do not stop there
The first Post Office in St. George was established at St. Helens in the mid to late 19th century. In September 1898, postal business was moved to the Book-keeper’s Room at Carmichael Plantation following the destruction of the former Post Office. In November 1903, a new building was erected at Old Work Hill on Government lands
The Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.) is a fine example of sustainability as an institution of Government. With a proud history, international repute and an outstanding ground delivery network, the B.P.S. continues to remain relevant to today’s customers – most especially its rural patrons. As such, the re-location of the St. Joseph Post Office to the
Workers in several key operational areas of the Barbados Postal Service now have a reference document to inform best practice in the Post Office. The revised operations manuals were presented to Postmasters, Inspectors or other representatives of the Parish/District Post Office at a ceremony on July 15th 2010. The manual was compiled by Retired Postmaster
Crystal Hippolyte, a 15-year-old student of the Garrison Secondary School has won international acclaim for Barbados. She placed third in the 39thInternational Letter-Writing Competition for Young People 2010. The contest is administered by the Universal Postal Union (U.P.U.) annually. Almost two million children from 60 countries took part. This year’s theme was: “Write a letter to someone to
After more than fifty (50) years at the same site in Oistins, the Christ Church Post Office has been re-built as part of the process to upgrade and improve older establishments. More than one hundred and fifty (150) years ago, the first Christ Church Post Office was established near One Mile Hill. The first Postmaster was Mr.
The Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.) issued a commemorative set of stamps to pay tribute to the hosting of the prestigious international regatta, the Fireball World Championships 2010, in Barbados from April 25th to May 7th 2010. A special ceremony to present the set of stamps to Fireball International and the Barbados Sailing Association, under which