Become a member
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How to become a member of the EMS Cooperative*
* Please note that EMS Cooperative membership is only available to those designated operators that provide an international EMS delivery service.
Why join the EMS Cooperative?
The EMS Cooperative, currently has over 180 members (including all major EMS postal operators), who all provide a worldwide express mail service. By joining the EMS Cooperative you will be able to benefit from many EMS Cooperative activities and will become part of the global EMS delivery network.
Who can join the EMS Cooperative?
Thank you for your interest in joining the EMS Cooperative; please use the information below to work out your postal administration's level of membership.
The EMS Cooperative Rules of Procedure (articles 2 and 3) describe two levels of membership:
How do I join?
To become an EMS Cooperative member simply fill out the application form and return it to the EMS Unit. All information will be treated confidentially.
The application form is divided into three sections:
- Contribution class
The first step to become a member is to choose the class of contribution to which your administration wishes to belong. Your contribution depends on the amount of exported and imported EMS traffic. In order for the Cooperative to work out your contribution class please fill in the section one of the form "Contribution class".
- EMS contact information
Each member of the Cooperative must name an official EMS representative and contact point. EMS communications are divided into two categories: one contact for communications concerning general policy matters and one contact for operational matters. Please note that you may choose to have one contact for both general policy and operational matters.
- Transfer of EMS tracking data
As a member your administration will be included in the EMS Cooperative's Audit and Measurement Programme. To allow the EMS Cooperative to obtain integrated results for EMS tracking and delivery performance for the quarterly report cards, the EMS Cooperative requires your administration to authorize the transfer of EMS tracking data to a third party (Monitoring Organization) on a confidential basis.
If you wish to become a member of the EMS Cooperative please complete the application form and return it by fax or by post to the EMS Unit.