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Marie-Pierre Gramaglia visits parcels sorting centre

Marie-Pierre Gramaglia visits parcels sorting centre

By Staff Writer - July 1, 2018

Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Infrastructure, Environment and Urban Planning, visited the parcel processing facilities of La Poste in Fontvieille on Friday, June 29. She was accompanied by Jean-Luc Delcroix, Director of Monaco Post and Cyril Gomez, Director General of the department of Infrastructure, Environment and Urban Planning.

Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Infrastructure, Environment and Urban Planning, visited the parcel processing facilities of La Poste in Fontvieille on Friday, June 29
Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Infrastructure, Environment and Urban Planning, visited the parcel processing facilities of La Poste in Fontvieille on Friday, June 29 ©Michael Alesi

The new sorting machine, which is 17 metres in length, processes Colissimo and Chronopost at a maximum rate of 3,000 parcels per hour. It has two cameras that read packages “label face down” with the ability to read the name of the recipient as well as all the address details.

Post sorting machine
Post sorting machine. ©Michael Alesi

Out of a total staff of 178 employees at the Post Office in Monaco, 17 employees are assigned to the processing of parcels. In 2017, Monaco Post processed 615,000 parcels. The figure is constantly growing flow due to the increased number of purchases made on the internet.

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