This year’s Christmas peak season is expected to be the largest eCommerce event in Australian history, generating $4 billion in spending or 25 per cent higher than last year.
Australia Post will hire nearly 2900 christmas casuals for transport and deliveries across the country part of its biggest hiring spree in the organisation’s 210-year history.
Australia Post has announced the extension of its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service for a further six months. Pharmacies around the country will continue to offer free delivery on prescriptions to their most vulnerable customers needing essential medicines delivered to their door.
August this year was the biggest month in Australian online shopping history with the number of online purchases up 8.9 per cent when compared to the 2019 pre-Christmas peak.
Australia Post has partnered with TechExpress to launch a service that will enable households and small businesses to recycle unwanted and ‘end of life’ electrical goods and devices.
Australia Post has announced its group revenue of $7.499 million, a new record up seven per cent, and a profit before tax of $53.6 million. The Group credits its revenue was boosted by further eCommerce growth during COVID-19.
Rose Yip, Head of E-commerce Data Analytics at Australia Post tells Brittany Coles about her online shopping market insights and how the enterprise uses the power of data and analytics to strengthen the national supply chain.
Japan’s leading carrier, Yamato Holdings, has partnered with UK based international ecommerce solutions provider, Doddle, to create a proprietary nationwide PUDO network. This follows Doddle’s long term partnership with Australia Post to power their Collect & Return network.
Australia Post has achieved its 2020 environmental targets during its busiest period on record, reducing carbon emissions by 25 per cent and diverting 100,000 tonnes of material from landfill.
According to new data from Australia Post, the first three weeks of July has seen year on year eCommerce growth of 100 per cent in Victoria as Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire enter their fourth week of stage three lockdown.