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Proces utraty pozycji monopolistycznej przez Pocztę Polską
The Process of Losing the Monopoly Position by Polish Post

Author(s): Artur Modliński, Aron Wadlewski
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Keywords: monopoly; postal service market; market liberalization

Summary/Abstract: The main goal of the article is to point out the factors which have contributed to the monopoly position of Polish Post in the past and the determinants which has recently brought about its loss. The authors are using such online sources as press articles, comments and reports to characterize the process of Polish postal service market liberalization. Then, there is presented the juxtaposition of the process’ results where Polish Post is compared with German DHL, French – La Poste and British – Royal Mail. In the article, the focal points are the organizational and legal as well as competitive and technological factors which have caused the loss of monopoly position by Polish Post. The use of legal acts and numeric data from the reports of foreign postal companies enable to conceive the process of liberalization in this area and to compare it with analogical phenomenon in other countries.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 97
  • Page Range: 291-302
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish