Pos Indonesia History :
History records the existence of Pos Indonesia so long , post office first established in Batavia (now Jakarta ) by the Governor General GW Baron van Imhoff on August 26, 1746 in order to better ensure the safety of the letters of the population, especially for those who trade from offices in outside Java , and for those who come from and go to Holland . Since then the postal service has been born to assume the role and function of public services .
Four years after Batavia Post Office established, Semarang Post Office was build to make regular postal inter-connection between the two places and to speed up the delivery. The traditional route at that time was Batavia – Karawang – Cirebon – Pekalongan.
Status Change of Pos Indonesia :
Pos Indonesia has several times changed status from PTT ( Post , Telegraph and Telephone) . Business entities led by a Chief of Bureau ‘s operations are not of a commercial nature and function more geared to hold public services . The development continues until the status of a State Enterprise of Post and Telecommunications ( Postel PN ) . Observing the times in which the postal sector and telecommunications is growing very rapidly , then in 1965 changed to the State Enterprise of Post and Giro ( PN Post and Giro ) , and in 1978 turned into Perum Pos and Giro that since this is confirmed as a corporation sole in organizing giropos postal service and good for relations within and outside the country . Perum status for 17 years , then in June 1995 turned into a limited liability company under the name of PT Pos Indonesia ( Persero ) .
With the passage of time , Pos Indonesia has now been able to show his creativity in the development of the field of postal Indonesia by utilizing the infrastructure network in its possession that reaches about 24 thousand service points to reach 100 percent city / county , nearly 100 percent of districts and 42 percent of the urban / rural , and 940 transmigration remote locations in Indonesia . Along with the development of information , communication and technology , networking Pos Indonesia already has a post office 3700 online , mobile and equipped elektronic posts in several major cities . All points are chain connected to one another by a solid and integrated. Postal system was created to facilitate the processing of postal items where every inch of the area in Indonesia can be identified accurately.