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9 May, 2017

A North American Postal Operator to Test Snaile’s First Mile IoT Devices and Last Mile IoT Devices in Conventional Parcel Locker Applications

A North American Postal Operator will test Snaile’s first mile devices in their street letter boxes and upgrade some of their conventional “dumb” parcel lockers to gain visibility into the available inventory of these lockers to accept new parcels as well as the aging inventory of parcels not picked up by customers in an evaluation of increasing parcel throughput of their entire network.

 

11 April, 2017

Snaile Shortlisted for 2017 World Post & Parcel Awards Innovation Category Sponsored by Pitney Bowes

The World Post & Parcel Awards is the global platform to recognize and promote mail and express excellence. Mail and express operators from all over the world compete to win these highly coveted awards, covering the key areas of mail and express operations

21 March, 2017

Snaile Partners with Postal Operator for First Mediterranean Country Pilot

Snaile will install first mile street letter box Internet of Things devices in Q3 2017 to test its operation and feasibility of a country wide roll-out.

15 March, 2017

Snaile’s CEO Invited to Speak at the 2017 World Mail & Express (WMX) Europe Conference in Paris France June 6-8

The World Mail & Express (WMX) Europe Conference hosted by La Poste and Triangle Management, is the leading conference for global postal and logistics operators looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges in the industry.

7 February, 2017

Snaile Partners with one of the Largest Postal Market Research Companies to Upgrade Snaile’s Last Mile Devices to Read RFID Passive Tags & Report to the Cloud

A natural progression to Snaile’s technology is to be able to determine not only when mail in general arrives in a postal box but to know when certain types of mail arrives – RFID tag.  Snaile’s last mile “mail has arrived” Internet of Things technology will able to read low-cost passive RFID tags in Q2 2017 and report to the SnaileCloud.

16 January 2017

Snaile Announces that it will Size its “Mail has Arrived” Internet of Postal Things Device for the Swiss Market

Snaile last mile consumer mail notification devices will be sized to fit Swiss letterboxes for the purposes of being offered to Swiss mail users through Switzerland’s 1450 Post Offices.  Its anticipated that the first limited quantity units will be available by the end of Q1 2017.

07 January 2017

Snaile Selects Quectel’s UC20 Modem for Its Generation II Dual Function First Mile Content Check & Notify + Usage Analytics Internet of Things (“IoT”) Postal Industry Device

Quectel UC20 is a powerful function UMTS/ HSPA+ module offering a maximum data rate of 14.4Mbps downlink and 5.76Mbps uplink. UC20 is designed to provide customers with global network coverage on the connectivity of UMTS/ HSPA+. It can also be fully backward compatible with existing EDGE and GSM/ GPRS networks through multi-band combination of penta-band UMTS and quad-band GSM.

09 November 2016

Snaile Wins 2016 Postal Technology Award

Canadian company Snaile Inc. (www.snaile.com). has won the prestigious Digital Innovation of the Year award – part of the 2016 Postal Technology International Awards. A judging panel of world postal services awarded the prize to the company for its “smart” mail notification technology that makes first and last mile postal boxes able to detect whether or not they have letter mail or parcels.

2 November 2016

Snaile Selects POST Telecom for its European Union M2M Data Service

As an ICT solutions specialist in the P&T group, POST Telecom PSF offers a wide range of converged solutions which integrate the virtualization of servers, advanced storage technologies, Data Center and Enterprise Networks completed with converged VoIP and Multimedia collaboration in a high Security environment.

27 October 2016

Snaile’s CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been Invited to be a Keynote Speaker at World Mail & Express Americas 2017 Conference Themed ‘Embracing disruption’s

Snaile’s CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been Invited to be a Keynote Speaker at World Mail & Express Americas 2017 Conference Themed ‘Embracing disruption’s
The World Mail & Express (WMX) Americas Conference is America’s leading conference for global postal and logistics operators looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges in the industry.
This year the conference returns to Miami to explore the latest disruptive trends facing mail and express organizations and to discuss the techniques to build flexible, future proof companies.
The conference will be held February 26-28, 2017.

3 October 2016

Snaile Selects SIMCom’s SIM5360 Modem for its Generation 2 First Mile Postal Internet of Things “IoT” Device

The SIM5360 series is Dual-Band HSPA+/WCDMA and Quad-Band GSM/GPRS/EDGE module solution in a SMT type which supports HSPA+ up to 14.4Mbps for downlink data transfer.
It has strong extension capability with rich interfaces including UART, USB2.0, SPI, I2C,Keypad, etc. With abundant application capability like TCP/UDP/FTP/FTPS/ HTTP/ HTTPS/SMTP/POP3 and MMS, the module provides much flexibility and ease of integration for customer’s application.

6 September 2016

Snaile has been Invited to Speak at PostEurop’s Innovation Forum

Snaile has been Invited to Speak at PostEurop’s Innovation Forum
Snaile announces that its CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been asked to speak at PostEurop’s Innovation Forum entitled Smart Cities and the Internet of Things (IoT). The forum will be held November 24, 2016 in Larnaca, Cyprus and hosted by Cyprus Post.
The aim of the Innovation Forum is to foster discussions on the latest developments in information and communication technology, to develop and improve efficiency and to inspire Members on ways to improve Quality of Service through new value-added services and IT-integrated customized solutions.

12 May 2016

Snaile has been Invited to Speak at the Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) Conference

Snaile announces that its CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been asked to speak at the Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) in Istanbul, Turkey on September 20, 2016. The Postal Innovation Platform (PIP) is a unique platform and forum that focuses on innovative postal services and studies the future of the postal industry with a solution oriented approach under the umbrella of an academic postal research centre, EPFL-MIR, the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and Swiss Post.

15 Apr 2016

Janras Serame Kotsi, Business Development Advisor, South Africa

Janras Serame Kotsi has vast experience and expertise in the postal, logistics and retail sectors. The operational and strategic experience in these sectors spans over a period of more than 30 years. Janras has project management experience that enabled him to implement and deliver 1. Quality Management System that complies with ISO 9001: 2008 in the Mail Business of SAPO in September 2013 (Accredited by SABS); 2. Managed the roll-out of physical addresses in under-serviced areas and exceeded an annual target of 1m addresses from 1999 to 2014; and 3. Generally known to have established the SAPOA Postal Forum (http://www.sapoaonline.net/) for the SADC region. The Forum invites presenters across Africa, Europe on postal strategies, sharing of ideas and best practices, benchmarking, mapping the way forward for the posts in order to improve postal services in the region.

23 Mar 2016

Newest Advisory Board Member, Mr. Adrian King

Snaile is pleased to announce its newest Advisory Board Member, Mr. Adrian King. Adrian has lead more than 150 postal industry projects. Read more about Adrian in our About us section.
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21 Jan 2016

Newly Formed Advisory Board

Snaile announces its newly formed Advisory Board. Snaile welcomes to the team Mr. John Callan, Mr. Elmar Toime, Mr. Patrick Bartlett and Mr. Robert Zukowski-Konopka. Bios can be found on our ABOUT US page.

19 Jan 2016

Snaile Invited to Speak at POST-EXPO Hong Kong Conference

Snaile announces that its CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been asked to participate at POST-EXPO Hong Kong 2016 Conference in May 2016. Snaile will be displaying its notification technology in the POST-EXPO’s Live Innovation Showcase POST-EXPO Hong Kong boast 3,500+ people attending each year from more than 90 countries www.postexpo.com

7 Jan 2016

Snaile Invited to Speak at Postal Vision 2020/6.0

Snaile announces that its CEO, Patrick Armstrong, has been asked to speak in a B2Me panel at PostalVision2020/6.0 in Pentagon City VA March 15-16, 2016. Since 2011, PostalVision2020 has been engaging stakeholders from all across the postal platform and beyond in a critical conversation about what future generations should have in the way of Postal Services. www.postalvision2020.com/6-0-conference-2016/speakers

29 Oct 2015

Snaile Offers Users Notification Whenever Mail is Present in Their Mailbox

Snaile, Inc. (pronounced “Snailee”) is proud to announce the presale launch of their new snail mail notification technology with an official launch date of January 2016. Installed directly into an owner’s Canada Post community mailbox (CMB), the service alerts users when mail is physically present. The simple and easy-to-install device simplifies the physical verification process whenever mail is added to the box. Download Press Release here