Jamaica Post has introduced Express Mail Service (EMS), a totally new international courier service in collaboration with Postal Administrations in other countries. This service is the answer to the need for individuals and organisations to send packages overseas via a cost-effective, safe, reliable delivery service.
The initial service will be confined to:
Caribbean (Antigua, Barbados, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Lucia)
The targeted delivery time is 5 working days (5 working days to the Caribbean depending on airline schedules). Although airline schedules may vary, the time-bound structure of this communication service ensures that customers’ expectations will be satisfied.
Persons and organisations that send international expedited mail that do not need to have their items reach the very next day. Marketing and product development strategies were based on providing customers with significant cost savings from shifting to a 5-day service. Accrued savings will therefore be generated with each use, a fact that will urge businesses to consistently utilise EMS and will have a positive impact on the proverbial “bottom line” immediately.
Tracking is undertaken via a bar coding system, thereby ensuring that each item has a unique registration number. The significance of bar coding is that each item’s location will be constantly monitored. The bar code accelerates processing and allows for instant recognition of the item (regardless of language differences) and eliminates the “human error” factor inherent in having to decipher handwriting.
Internet tracking via a link on the Jamaica Post website is now available on the home page at for the following countries:
Canada: (Canada Post)
UK: (Royal Mail)
Customers can track their items via these websites by using the “TRACK & CONFIRM” feature, or by calling the Customer Service Unit at the Central Sorting Office in Kingston, Jamaica, at Tel: 876-922-9448