Tanzania Posts Corporation
Among the largest provider of delivery services in Tanzania and has the potential to be major player in the delivery of e-commerce merchandise by offering its customers with access to simple, affordable and reliable national and international Postal services.
Postashoptz is an integrated e-commerce Multivendor Market Platform, that facilitates online shopping, selling, Advertisement, payments and logistics by individuals, businesses and corporates in Tanzania, the Region and Internationally. We give sellers and buyers a secure and trusted marketplace solution which seamlessly thrives from the underlying Postal distribution and logistics infrastructure across the world.
Currently Tanzania Posts Corporation operates in 158 departmental offices, 90 franchised Postal Offices, 65 sub Postal Offices, 31 Mail delivery Centre, 212 Private Bags and 173,039 Private Letter Boxes within the United Republic of Tanzania. This network is connected to the World Postal network of more than 660,000 Offices. Postal Outlets comprising of fully fledged Post Offices, off-counters, Sub-Post Offices and Postal Agents.
Global and Local Distribution Logistics
The www.postashoptz.post fulfillment deliveries are conducted from the 360 Post Offices spread across the country. The platform caters for a variety of products from e-sellers and strategic partners that utilize the platform to interact with buyers for their products while Tanzania Post collects and delivers the E-Commerce (ECOMP) parcels. Post office products are also available on the platform. The delivery services cater for normal delivery standard time or expedited speedy delivery.
The post office distribution is the biggest physical network in the world as it provides linkages with 192 countries with that operate a whopping 600 000 post offices globally. Tanzania leverages on its membership of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) to be able to facilitate delivery from and to 191 countries of the world
Categorised as domestic or international. Domestic parcels originate and are delivered within the country. International parcels are foreign parcels that are either ordinary or registered for delivery. Parcels can be insured in case of loss or damage and all post offices offer insurance as per customer declaration.
Registration allows for easy tracking and security as it calls for mandatory hand to hand delivery. All insured/ registered parcels are bar coded to allow electronic tracking and tracing. Tracking can also be done via Tanzania Posts Corporation website.
Tanzania Posts Corporation has introduced the Small Packet service for both local and international destinations. Tanzania Posts as Tanzania’s sole designated postal operator facilitates the exchange of postal services with other postal operators worldwide.
A small packet is recognised as an international and local letter post item weighing between 0.01kg - 2kgs. The packet can be sent by ordinary Mail.
Customers should use this services by filling the necessary information below:-
Destination Area (Region and Country)
P.O BOX 4356