(qCOSTARICA) Despite the signigicant drop in Costa Rica in sending letters by mail, the Correos de Costa Rica (Post Office) has not thrown in the towel, to the contrary, implementing changes in strategy, leading to an 8% growth per semester.
Through new services like home delivery, point of sale outlets and the addition of a Miami mailbox for internet purchases, similar to that offered by private mail forwarders operating in the country.
Although some areas do count with mail delivery to the home or office, in recent years, most of the mail is by way of picking it up at the post office mailbox.
Correos says that use by its members has grown by 60% this year over last.
In addition, Correos has been able to reduce costs, well almost, reporting that during the first half of the year, spending growth was the lowest in recent years.