Pakistan Post Office is one of the oldest government departments in the Sub-Continent. In 1947, it began functioning as the Department of Post & Telegraph. In 1962 it was separated from the Telegraph & Telephone and started working as an independent attached department.
Pakistan Post is providing postal services in every nook and corner of the country through a network of around 13,000 post offices. Pakistan Post is providing delivery services to about 20 million households and businesses as community service without any cost considerations. In addition to its traditional role, the Pakistan Post also performs agency functions on behalf of Federal and Provincial governments, which inter-alias include Savings Bank, Postal Life Insurance, Collection of Taxes, Collection of Electricity, Water, Sui Gas and Telephone bills.
Pakistan Post is also providing a universal postal service network in harmony with the Universal Postal Union (UPU) strategy to ensure secure and timely delivery of mail, money and material at affordable cost through utilization of people, process and technology and innovative product offerings.
An autonomous High Powered Postal Services Management Board has been established through Pakistan Postal Services Management Board Ordinance, 2002. The executive management of postal and allied services below the Directorate General is done at three levels – the Circle Level, the Regional Level and Divisional / District Level.
Each Circle is headed by a Postmaster General and its territorial jurisdiction extends to a province. In carrying out their responsibilities, the Postmasters General are assisted by the Regional Deputy Postmasters General and Unit Officers at operational level.
Pak Post allows you to send Mails locally or internationally, transfer parcels, transfer of money, sending of postcards, printing papers, literature and many things.
Pak post offers various methods to handle the package according to its needs.
UMS (Urgent Mail services):
UMS means Urgent mail services, in this service Pak post will charge a very small amount from you and then it is transported via the available fast route. The post is registered but not very efficient.
EP Express Post
EP means express post, it is the fastest service of PakPost yet, it is sometime faster than TCS and other courier services. You will recieve a tracking id and you can track the delivery of the post from the website or http://ep.gov.pk . Even you can send the post on the same working day within the city.
If you are planning to send a very important document and you are concerned with its security then Registered mail is the option for you. Your mail will never get lost, when you send your mail by registry you will get a signed recipt from post office, keep this letter with you, if your letter is not recieved with in 15 days, visit the postal services and ask where is my post? they keep all the record of your post and you will know where is your post and why not delivered yet.
TCS Vs Pak Post?
- If you want to transfer any thing which is really important and its handling is very important, you can choose TCS because they have many options for fragile and important documents.
- If your mail is important and you want to send it as quick as possible the EP is the service from pakpost you can use.
- If you are concerned about the prices then Pakpost is the best and suitable option for you.
How to calculate the Pakpost/EP/TCS charges?
its very simple to calculate the charges you can use the following links:
Calculate Pak Post Services
TCS Rate Calculation