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Barbados Post - tracking packages and shipments

Keep track of Barbados Post parcels and shipments with our free service! All you need to do to track your parcel is enter the tracking number, and then the service will know its location in real time.

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  2. Enter the tracking number of your parcel in the field at the top of the page;
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Barbados Post - information about carrier

The Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.) is the nationwide postal operator of Barbados and operates as a department within the Government of Barbados where it reports to the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Barbados Postal Service (B.P.S.) is headed by the Postmaster-General, Margaret Ashby, who is accountable for maintaining the island's postal services, based on the laws of the island. In 1852, the Postal services for Barbados were reconstituted following the passage of local legislation making it possible for the delivery of inland postage.

As under the Post Office Act, the postal service is empowered to process express mail and parcel post products independent of HM (Barbados) Customs, including the collection of tasks and taxes on behalf of H.M. Customs for low worth, low dutiable items.

Barbados has one of the world's earliest postal services. In 1663, during the reign of Charles II, England's royal Post Office developed a packet company on the island.

Barbados was the second area in the British West Indies to develop an inland post service by an Act of Parliament. The local legislature passed the Post Office Act in 1851.

Unlike much of the other Caribbean countries, British stamps were never ever used for any domestic shipment postage in Barbados. The first concern of "Barbados" stamps was put on sale on April 15, 1852, when the regional Post Office also commenced its operations. It is this date on which the anniversary of the Inland Post is commemorated.

An Act of Parliament in 1854, served to totally integrate the previous UK founded Imperial Packet Agency and the Inland Post Office produced particularly for local service. By 1858 the Packet Agency's name and role were retired and all mail got became the duty of the colonial Barbados Postmaster.

Ever an innovator, the Barbados Post introduced Registration and Money Order Services in 1861.

For 112 years the Parliament Buildings of Barbados were the head office of the Barbados Postal Service from 1872 to 1984. At this location, there were a number of firsts for the Barbados Post.

  • In 1874 the very first stamps with worths were presented.
  • In 1881 the first wall publishing boxes were put up.
  • A historical wall posting box at St. Davids (Anglican) Church.
  • In 1886, the Barbados Post inaugurated an International Parcel Service with England and in 1887 a comparable plan was reached with the United States.

Over the 100 years in which the Post Office was headquartered in the Parliament Buildings, the Barbados Postal Service has made an important contribution to the social, economic and instructional advancement of Barbados.

In the early 1900s when scores of Barbadians emigrated to the United States and Panama (Afro-Panamanian), and again in the 1950s, when there was likewise large scale immigration however to England, the Post was the primary means of helping with interaction between the migrants and their households in Barbados.

In those years, the Post was the only Agency through which households received letters, gift parcels, and money remittances from their family members overseas.

The Parcel Post Department acted as the means by which a lot of the dry items and hardware stores imported their stock in that period.

A legacy of the British Empire is the use of some renowned historical pillar boxes (mailboxes) with the official cipher of the Barbadian emperor, although after political self-reliance their more roll-out has slowed.

When World War II took place, Barbados was not unharmed and as an outcome of the War, a special department known as the Censor Office was produced in 1939. This workplace was situated in a space under the Senate in the Parliament Buildings, and they're all incoming and outbound abroad mail, which revealed no sign of being censored, was obstructed.

The migratory durations throughout the 20th Century were really rewarding durations for the Barbados Post with records revealing that in the 1950s, British postal orders paid to Barbadians went beyond $3 million.

In 1958, Robert Clarke, became the first regional Colonial Postmaster of Afro-Caribbean ancestry, had the foresight to present a shift system and extended company hours in order to much better manage the increased organisation activity of the Post Office.

In an effort to contribute to the personal and expert advancement of postal workers, department training courses for clerical personnel, Postal Assistants and Postmen were presented in 1961.

On 11 November 1967, after earlier being represented as a British area, Barbados ended up being a complete member of the UPU as a sovereign country.

The Barbados Philatelic Bureau within the Postal Service was established in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the sale of postage stamps in the really profitable market worldwide.

Following direct exposure to worldwide developments in the postal service as an outcome of involvement in conferences around the globe, an extremely specialized International Postal Affairs branch was presented. This division was to be headed by a educated and experienced senior postal official. In 1971 therefore, a post of Assistant Postmaster General responsible for worldwide postal affairs was developed and Mr. Lloyd Weekes was selected to the position on August 16, 1971.

As a result of involvement in the UPU, Barbados had the ability to host its first international postal conference, the pre-Congress Commonwealth Conference of Postal Administrations (CCPA), from September 2 to 5, 1979. This conference acted as preparation for the 1979 Postal Union Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, throughout September and October.

In 1984 the Barbados Government, for the very first time, licensed the Postmaster General to sign the Acts of the Hamburg Congress "advertisement referendum" in addition to the Minister with duty for the postal services. Prior to this Congress, only the Minister was licensed to sign the Acts of Congress.

Another substantial development in Barbados' postal services was the introduction of the Express Mail Service to the USA and the United Kingdom from October 1, 1984. [6] The idea to develop this service to bring in brand-new business and keep old customers came as a result of a Barbados delegation's presence at an International Express Mail Service Conference in Washington in 1983. This triggered Barbados to negotiate its very first Express Mail Agreements with the USA and the UK during 1984.

Today, in spite of competitors from business shipment services, the Barbados Post boasts of door-to-door shipment to 90,000 families in Barbados; therefore contributing to a reputation for highly developed postal service for all people.

This credibility made Barbados one of the area's leaders in the postal policy.

It was reported in April 2019 that the BPS would start a USD$ 40,000 Integrated Postal Reform and Development Plan (IPDP) in collaboration with the UPU.