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Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

I think it's quite new - info here:
https://www.post.ch/en/post-startsei...postoffice.htm

I'm actually going to the German version because it's a little confusing...!!

Is anyone already using it?
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

I had a look, as I've been getting emails about it. But short of reminding me that there are a few regular statements and bills that I need to convert to e-bills, I can't see the advantage.

Now, if they could promise to eliminate junk mail and cold-calling, I would sign up like a shot...
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Old 23.01.2015, 19:09
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

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I think it's quite new - info here:
https://www.post.ch/en/post-startsei...postoffice.htm

I'm actually going to the German version because it's a little confusing...!!

Is anyone already using it?
Yes, I signed up last week for our personal post. It's easy enough. So far I have just received one piece, and that was junk mail. This is my fault - I ticked the "I would like to receive junk mail" box - out of curiosity. I guess I will untick it at some point.

So far, all the normal post has still been delivered on paper as usual. Maybe not many companies are sending post using this service yet.
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

I've also recently subscribed to it, but similar to Jern I've not received "normal" post so far... It probably needs some time until some of the big companies start using it.

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Yes, I signed up last week for our personal post. It's easy enough. So far I have just received one piece, and that was junk mail. This is my fault - I ticked the "I would like to receive junk mail" box - out of curiosity. I guess I will untick it at some point.

So far, all the normal post has still been delivered on paper as usual. Maybe not many companies are sending post using this service yet.
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Old 26.01.2015, 17:34
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I've also recently subscribed to it, but similar to Jern I've not received "normal" post so far... It probably needs some time until some of the big companies start using it.
Nothing. Tumbleweed....

Thinking about it, why would any company pay the Post for delivering what is in effect an email with an attachment? Does this make any kind of commercial sense?
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

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I think it's quite new - info here:
https://www.post.ch/en/post-startsei...postoffice.htm

I'm actually going to the German version because it's a little confusing...!!

Is anyone already using it?
I fixed the link.

Is e-Post a different service from the Swiss Post Box offering? Which seems to be also a hidden link now, I typed swisspostbox.com and it redirected. The link goes to the 'business' section of the site, still showing a couple with the VW Van, suggesting also a personal service. Kind of totally confusing. I guess it's impossible to get such a service like the Post Office in even such an advanced country like Switzerland to get right.
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

the same. I use epost as a email account xxxxxxx@epost.ch. Works well.

https://account.post.ch/idp/?login&t...=&inMobileApp=
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

This is a fairly old thread about e-post office. The service hasn't proved much more useful than when the thread was active, 2015-2016. There are 587 registered senders, none of which (except e-post itself) are known to me. On the other hand, the service is useful for arranging mail forwarding and for receiving notice of registered post.

My understanding is that Die Post licensed technology from Earth Class Mail, Inc. but it doesn't offer what ECM does: a choice of special mailing addresses (many U.S. cities) where they will receive mail, notify you, scan it on request, and make the scan available online. ECM will also deposit checks, although there's no point so long as your bank includes in their smartphone app a means of depositing scanned checks: you can do that yourself and save the fee.

E-post has a system for paying billing vouchers but that too is something you can do yourself.
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

And the 'Swiss Post Box' (mentioned above in post 8) which was a separate service previously, has since been integrated into the rest of what is E-Post Office. www.post.ch/swisspostbox
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And the 'Swiss Post Box' (mentioned above in post 8) which was a separate service previously, has since been integrated into the rest of what is E-Post Office. www.post.ch/swisspostbox
Yes, that's what EarthClassMail.com told me they had licensed. ECM itself early on was said to have had solvency problems although they seem to have stabilised in recent years: the service is not cheap ($50 or so a month, although it is good). It works well for self-employed professionals who travel a lot. And those who need a U.S. address when they deal with brokers and banks that are unwilling to trade with overseas Americans.

To be comparable (and as good as) ECM, Die Post would have to offer one or more mailing addresses to which letters and parcels could be forwarded or addressed, and then subscribers could use the service for 100% of their mail. As it is, the service is useless. I am away a lot, and got back just in time to get some bills to pay, including my new driver licence (123.50 CHF, to which one must add 20 CHF for the eye test and 80 CHF for the old-age medical exam). The licence itself the canton was willing to post (recorded delivery) to somewhere else that I had a live person to receive it. Maybe for most people e-banking is enough.

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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

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Yes, that's what EarthClassMail.com told me they had licensed. ECM itself early on was said to have had solvency problems although they seem to have stabilised in recent years: the service is not cheap ($50 or so a month, although it is good). It works well for self-employed professionals who travel a lot. And those who need a U.S. address when they deal with brokers and banks that are unwilling to trade with overseas Americans.

To be comparable (and as good as) ECM, Die Post would have to offer one or more mailing addresses to which letters and parcels could be forwarded or addressed, and then subscribers could use the service for 100% of their mail. As it is, the service is useless. I am away a lot, and got back just in time to get some bills to pay, including my new driver licence (123.50 CHF, to which one must add 20 CHF for the eye test and 80 CHF for the old-age medical exam). The licence itself the canton was willing to post (recorded delivery) to somewhere else that I had a live person to receive it. Maybe for most people e-banking is enough.
I used SwissPostBox for about 5 years in total, it did everything you want.
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

They're back!
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ch.klara.epost
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

Has anyone experience with the newly revived version of e-Post? I'd love to use it but the only reviews I found - on the Apple app store - absolutely panned it. We'll be traveling but are expecting to receive some important mail. We'd prefer not to forward our mail to friends again.
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Has anyone experience with the newly revived version of e-Post? I'd love to use it but the only reviews I found - on the Apple app store - absolutely panned it. We'll be traveling but are expecting to receive some important mail. We'd prefer not to forward our mail to friends again.
Take a look at PEAX
https://peax.ch/business/
I switched to it from e post klara and liked it.
PEAX:
has desktop website
notify you when a registered letter comes, notify you when something is sent to you directly (bank cards/passport/etc)
Interface has many settings, many features
Free plan

KLARA:
AFAIK - only mobile app
Login didn't work for ~week for me a month ago, no way to read new mail, etc, this was horrific for me, since I was waiting for an important mail
I did not see any notifications when a registered letter was forwarded to my mailbox.

I hope KLARA could fix those issues in some future...
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

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Take a look at PEAX
https://peax.ch/business/
I switched to it from e post klara and liked it.
PEAX:
has desktop website
notify you when a registered letter comes, notify you when something is sent to you directly (bank cards/passport/etc)
Interface has many settings, many features
Free plan
Oh, that looks like a great alternative! Thank you! I had used the old e-post several years back - what a disaster! I was hopeful that the new version was an improvement.

Can I turn PEAX off when I'm home if I decide that is easiest?
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Re: Anyone using Swiss Post "e-Post"

I have also login issue with Klara, and it takes lots of mails exchange to troubeshoot but still no clarity. i even ask to delete my klara account so i could try again, but it has been weeks without news so far.


And thanks for PEAX better alternative
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