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Communication Logistics Specialist Walter Trezek

Walter Trezek is an independent consultant in the communication logistics industry.

He literally grew up in the industry, working for the family company, a distributor of franking and inserting machines throughout Central and Eastern Europe. His career to date spans more than 30 years.

He is a well-recognized and respected speaker and moderator at a wide range of postal and communication industry events.

As a communication logistics specialist, he is regularly called up by industry journalists and asked for his take on industry developments.


Background

After gaining his Master‘s in law from the University of Vienna in the 1990s, Walter joined Stamps.com, the Silicon Valley internet start-up and inventor of the digital stamp. 

Meet Walter Trezek, communication logistics specialist: find out what Walter's been up to in the post and communications industry over the past 25 years..

Walter was their Senior Consultant, Managing Director EMEA and a member of their successful 1999 IPO team.

In 2000 Walter was invited to become Head of Technology at Austria Post where he took over the address management and direct marketing divisions, and contributed to the restructuring of the organization.

In 2004 he left to set up his independent postal consultancy, Document Exchange Network GmbH. 


Current activities

As well as his work as a consultant, Walter is also actively involved in determining the standards upon which the global communication logistics industry is based, through his work with the following national and international organizations:


1. Universal Postal Union PU Consultative Committee (UPU CC)


  • Chairman

Postal stakeholders that are not public postal operators or regulators can add their voice to the UPU's deliberations through the Consultative Committee (CC)

The Committee represents the interests of the wider postal sector and provides a framework for effective dialogue. The committee plays a key role in developing a more global vision of the issues affecting the sector. This role enhances the UPU's value to the industry and its effectiveness.

The committee consists of non-governmental organizations representing customers, delivery-service providers, workers unions, suppliers of goods and services to the postal sector and individual and company organizations that have an interest in supporting the UPU's mission and objectives.



2. European Committee for Standardisation: CEN/TC331 WG2


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Walter works in European standardization in:

  • New digital postal services
  • As Convenor & Secretary of WG2
  • As CEN Liaison officer on European postal standardization to the Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  • As CEN Liasion officer on European new digital postal services to the European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI)

3. Ecommerce Europe


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At Ecommerce Europe Walter is:

  • Vice Chairman of the E-logistics Working Group
  • Ecommerce Europe's representative on the UPU's Consultative Committee

He consults with postal operators and administrations to ensure the sustainable development of the postal sector across its three dimensions; physical, financial and electronic, from the perspective of the online senders in retail (Ecommerce).


4. Austrian Standards (ASI/ÖNORM)

Standardization is never an end in itself.

Standards are the basis for resource-efficient, optimized value-added chains. They are practice-oriented solutions designed to ensure compatibility, developed by committed and competent users from business, professional organizations, public authorities and science.



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Walter was elected to the Austrian Standards Presidential Council in 2012 and re-elected to a second term in 2016. He is also chairman of AS Committees on:

  • Office administration and postal services, and their related electronic data interchange in business and administration 

5. Händlerbund e.V.


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With more than 40,000 members, the German Händlerbund is the leading association representing organisations active in online retail in Germany.

  • Member of the logistics natives working group


6. European Commission: DG MOVE – Digital Transport and logistics forum

Walter is the representative of the German Händlerbund e.V. and German BdKEP e.V. at the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum (DTLF) established by the European Commission / DG Move in 2015.



For more information, please contact Walter Trezek directly.



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