Australians Shop Online More Than Ever Before

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The global COVID-19 pandemic has set a new baseline for ecommerce in Australia, with online predicted to hold a 15 percent share of the total retail market by the end of 2020, excluding cafes, restaurants and take away. Australia Post released its 2020 Inside Australian Online Shopping Report, which provides insight into the impact the pandemic has had […]

Australia Post Adding Staff and Making Operational Changes to Manage Parcel Volume

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Australia Post has repurposed and opened 15 new processing facilities and began recruitment for 600 casuals (temporary workers) into the network and call center to help manage the continued parcel delivery demand in the country during this coronavirus ( COVID-19) emergency. Parcel deliveries around the country have continued to average almost 2 million parcels per […]

Australia Post Will Retrain 2,000 Posties to Support COVID-19 Parcel Boom

Australia Post

Australia Post will retrain 2,000 motorbike posties to deliver and process parcels in vans to help manage the unprecedented parcel volumes being sent across the country as the business continues to manage significant disruption as Australians adapt to living differently under COVID-19 restrictions. Australia Post welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement to provide temporary changes to […]

Australia Post Launches Free Pharmacy Home Delivery Service

Australia Post Pharmacy Home Delivery Service

Following the Australian Government announcement to allocate $25 million to fund home medicine services in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Australia Post has announced the launch of its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service. Now pharmacies around the country can offer free delivery on prescriptions to their customers and take advantage of the recently announced increased […]

Australia Post Advises of Operational Changes Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Australia Post advises on operations coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Australia Post is taking action to help protect the health and safety of its staff and customers in relation to the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Self Service Terminals at Post Offices will be temporarily unavailable to ensure customers and staff keep a safe distance from one another. Further, to minimise the risk of contracting or […]

Australian Online Purchases Grew by a Staggering 17.2% in 2019

Australia Post Online Purchases 2019

In 2019 more Australians shopped online than ever before, with new research released by Australia Post revealing that the number of online purchases grew by a staggering 17.2 per cent year on year (YOY). Australia Post has released its 2020 eCommerce update, taking a close look at the online shopping trends that emerged in 2019, and […]

Australia Post Sets Delivery Record Following Big Shopping Days

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With Christmas still a few weeks away, Australia Post has set a record for parcels processed across a weekend and is set to notch its biggest week ever, demonstrating its readiness for the peak Christmas period. On the back of the shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Australians clicked into a frenzy online, with […]

Australia Post Partners With Doddle to Expand Its Offerings

Australia Post has partnered with fulfillment technology provider, Doddle, to further extend its extensive network of collect and return locations, and make online shopping even easier. Australia Post Collect & Return will offer shoppers the choice to collect and return online shopping at a diverse network of locations including post offices, 24/7 parcel lockers, supermarkets, […]

Australia Post commits to ambitious sustainability plan

Australia Post Recyclable Packaging

Australia Post has a new three-year plan with 19 commitments that will create economic, social, and environmental value for the Australian community. As a sign of its action on those commitments, the postal service will be launching a new range of recycled and recyclable plastic satchels, as it moves away from using virgin plastic and […]

Australia Post delivers record revenues boosted by ecommerce

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Australia Post today announced for FY19 record group revenue of $6,990 million, up two per cent, and a profit before tax of $41 million. This full-year profit result is in line with that achieved three years ago, although masks the significant transformation from a letter business to a growing delivery and services organisation. Australia Post […]