Pos Indonesia

Pos Indonesia is the state-owned company responsible for providing postal service in Indonesia. It was established with the current structure in 1995 and now operates 11 regional divisions.

PT Pos Indonesia (Persero)
Formerly
  • Perusahaan Negara Pos dan Giro (1965–78)
  • Perusahaan Umum Pos dan Giro (Posts and Currents Public Corporation) (1978–95)
TypeState-owned perseroan terbatas
PredecessorPerusahaan Negara Pos dan Telekomunikasi (1961–65)
Founded26 August 1746 (1746-08-26)[1]
1995 (current form)
HeadquartersGraha Pos Indonesia, ,
Area served
Indonesia
Key people
Faizal Rochmad Djoemadi, CEO[2]
ServicesMail and logistics
Revenue Rp 5.01 trillion (2016)[3]
Rp 204.1 billion (2016)[3]
Total assets Rp 5.19 trillion (2016)[3]
Total equity Rp 1.05 trillion (2016)[3]
OwnerGovernment of Indonesia
Number of employees
23,825 (2016)[3]
Websiteposindonesia.co.id

History

Jakarta regional post office, 1971

Postal service in colonial Dutch East Indies was provided by the Post, Telegraph, and Telephone Service (Dutch: Post-, Telegraaf-, en Telefoondienst, PTT), established in 1906. On 27 September 1945, following the proclamation of Indonesia's independence, the central PTT office in Bandung was seized from occupying Japanese forces. It became a state-owned company in 1961 and then split in 1965 to form two separate companies, one providing telecommunication services and the other mail and giro. The new mail services company was reorganized in 1978. A government decree came into effect on 6 June 1995 to create the current Pos Indonesia.[4]

Organization

Former headquarters of Pos Indonesia in Bandung; built simultaneously with Gedung Sate
Post office in Bojonegoro, East Java
Pos Indonesia's mobile post office

Pos Indonesia operates in 11 regional divisions across the country, each covering multiple provinces. Each region operates several hundred inner city, outer city, and remote locations.[5] There are 3,700 post offices nationwide with 3,190 post offices providing money transfer services in co-operation with Western Union.[6]

See also

  • Postal codes in Indonesia

References

Notes
  1. Public Relations (26 August 2021). "HUT ke-275, Pos Indonesia Luncurkan New Platform Digital Kurir dan Layanan Keuangan". Pos Indonesia. Retrieved 27 January 2022.
  2. "Nama-nama Direksi baru PT Pos Indonesia" (in Indonesian). International Media. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  3. "Pos Indonesia Annual Report 2016" (PDF) (in Indonesian). Pos Indonesia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  4. "Sejarah PT Pos Indonesia (Persero)" [History of PT Pos Indonesia (Persero)] (in Indonesian). Pos Indonesia. Archived from the original on 23 June 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  5. "Divisi Regional PT Pos Indonesia (Persero)" [Regional Divisions of PT Pos Indonesia (Persero)] (in Indonesian). Pos Indonesia. Archived from the original on 28 June 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  6. "PT Pos relies on financial services - Fri, May 13 2011 - The Jakarta Post".
Bibliography
  • Kartajaya, Hermawan; Yuswohady; Taufik (1999), Bridging to the Network Company: Transformasi Pos Indonesia Menuju Perusahaan Kelas Dunia (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, ISBN 978-979-655-475-1.
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