The Postal Logistics Park in Taoyuan’s Gueishan District (龜山) is to become fully operational by 2025, Chunghwa Post said yesterday.
“The newly built logistics park will play an important role in developing Taiwan’s logistics industry and enhancing the nation’s competitiveness,” Chunghwa Post chairman Wu Hong-mo (吳宏謀) told a crowd at a ceremony celebrating the company’s 127th anniversary.
“We will spend next year making sure that the buildings in the park are equipped with facilities for it to be fully operational” by 2025, he said.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company not only delivered mail, but also masks and alcohol disinfectant, and distributed government-issued stimulus vouchers, he said.
“We will soon be entrusted with distributing the government’s NT$6,000 [US$196.12] tax rebate,” Wu said, adding that the efforts demonstrate the company’s service to the public.
From April 10, people can access the cash rebate from Chunghwa Post ATMs, Deputy Minister of Transportation and Communications Chi Wen-chung (祁文中) said.
The postal company expects sizeable profits because of an urban renewal project involving properties surrounding the Taipei Beimen Post Office, with a potential development value of about NT$80 billion, Wu said.
“Logistics services must keep up with the times, as we are in the digital era,” he said. “As such, we need to strengthen our cooperation with private businesses, offer digital financial services and create a mobile app allowing people to access postal services at any time.”
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