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Australia Post has repurposed and opened 15 new processing facilities and commenced recruitment for 600 casuals into the network and call centre to assist in managing the continued parcel delivery demand in the country. The national carrier has been struggling to process the surge in parcel deliveries during the COVID-19

A Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by Australia Post found the national carrier supports 10,800 jobs and a $10.6 billion ecommerce market through its delivery and post office networks and is increasingly important to regional, rural and remote Australia. The report, Economic and social value of Australia Post to regional,

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Australia Post has partnered with fulfilment technology provider, Doddle, to further extend its network of collect and return locations for online shoppers. The expanded network will offer shoppers the choice to collect and return online shopping at different locations including supermarkets, pharmacies and department stores nationwide, as well as post

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. Unable to go to market for the cloud skills they need, the public sector organisations are

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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. Real-time

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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