In Europe, the Express Industry currently employs 272,000 people and delivers more than 260 million packages each year.

The express industry is a fast-growing business sector which not only provides vital services for the European economy, but which also plays a large role in making the global marketplace a reality.

The European Express Association (EEA) represents express delivery companies and associations, both large and small, in Europe.

Latest Position Papers

Data Centre

Total EU28 GDP contributed by Europe express industry, 2018

Trade & Facilitation Committee

At the point where express shipments cross international borders, express delivery, as a fully “integrated” service, has a unique and crucial role to play.


Common security standards help simplify operations and reduce costs for express operators whilst encouraging trade, investment and productivity in the EU.

Transport & Environment

Express operators boost the efficiency for supply chains for business across Europe, creating both environmental and cost benefits.