Express Mail Service (EMS) Cooperative

Express Mail

Service Cooperative

The Postal Service is a member of the Express Mail Service (EMS) Cooperative. The EMS Cooperative was created by the UPU in 1999 to get the more than 180-member countries to work together to provide EMS – the fastest cross-border international postal product.

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The EMS global network has the largest number of customer access points in the world, serving more than 5 billion citizens of member posts.

The overall market size for cross-border ecommerce has grown to more than 9 billion items each year, with expected growth to 13 billion by 2024. Note: these are pre-pandemic numbers.

More information can be found at post/en/global-network.