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Australia Post is recruiting 3,700 seasonal workers to help it process and deliver “unprecedented parcel volumes” in the lead up to Christmas. Last year Australia Post delivered over 40 million parcels in December alone – an 11.7 per cent increase on the previous year – including two record breaking days,

Australia Post and RMIT are developing new approaches to upskilling Australia’s technology professionals as much of the public sector transitions to cloud technology, a migration currently being slowed by a widespread cloud skills shortage. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Unable to go to market for the cloud skills

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Australia Post has launched a new employment screening service – Workforce Verification – to offer employers a streamlined and efficient verification solution. Workforce Verification is a service that will conduct a range of screens, including identity, police and visa checks in one interface, making life easier for HR managers. Sign

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Qantas and Australia Post have signed a seven-year agreement worth more than $1 billion which will give the carrier extra capacity and flexibility to make its parcel deliveries. The new agreement gives Australia Post customers access to Qantas Freight’s dedicated freighter aircraft and priority access to the cargo space on

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Emails were sent, orders processed and packages delivered. Now in the aftermath of Prime Day retailers are thinking about the next possible stage of the customer journey: returns. According to Adobe Digital Insights, in 2018 Prime Day purchases saw 30 per cent higher rates of return than goods bought on

A review of public sector cybersecurity by the national audit office has found Australia Post needs to improve its digital security. Currently it “has not effectively managed cyber security risks” and failed to meet the requirements of its own cyber security risk framework. The two other organisations included in the

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Australia Post will open the largest parcel facility and delivery centre in the southern hemisphere in Redbank this October to cope with increasing demand driven by ecommerce, according to postal service. The new facility will process up to 700,000 parcels per day at its peak – or over 35,000 parcels

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Australians are avid online shoppers and known to love a bargain as new research shows a large portion of consumers are always on the hunt for a discount code or online sale. However, only 39 per cent of businesses say their discounts drive an increase in revenue. The new PayPal

Cloud Computing

Google has debuted its new hybrid cloud management platform, Anthos, allowing enterprises to manage and deploy workloads across both Google’s public cloud, on premise and other public clouds. Google Cloud said the new platform is a response to the increasingly hybrid cloud infrastructure organisations are opting for, and the move

The last-mile delivery is expensive and difficult. It’s also high stakes, a failed delivery attempt is enough to damage the customer’s perception of the entire shopping journey. In an attempt to ease these pain points, technology companies, retailers and logistics businesses have been piloting autonomous delivery robots to transport packages