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Are we prepared to sacrifice 5 day delivery for our regional mates?

Australia Post has announced plans to cut 900 jobs as early as Thursday after a grim business forecast. The jobs are reported to be non-customer facing positions in management, administration and IT with most of the losses coming from head office is Melbourne.

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From a simple idea to an industry standard. Happy 40th birthday to the humble barcode!

40 years ago today, the first ever barcode was scanned on a pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruits.

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Privatisation ruled out for Australia Post

After much speculation Australia Post would be amongst the many public entities sold off in the Abbott government’s budget sale, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann announced yesterday that the vital service would not be sold.

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Bulk mail changes come into affect 2nd June. Is your business ready?

 In just under a week’s time Australia Post’s new changes to bulk mail and business letter services will come into affect. These changes include delivery timetables, rates and postage paid meters. The new two speed delivery timetable will now be available to all customers with rates changing accordingly. Updated postage paid meters will be entering an implementation period.

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Direct Mail Marketing – Under used, but not forgotten

Is mail dead?

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Australia Post now delivering 6 days a week

Australia Post is set to respond to consumer demand and increase its delivery schedule to 6 days a week.

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Australia Post commemorates Anzacs with stamp series

In commemoration of Anzac day, Australia Post has today released the first stamp that will be part of a 5 year series. The stamps will tell the story of Australia’s involvement of WWI and will commemorate the 100 year anniversary.

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A week full of drama & suspicious articles at the Perth Mail Centre

This week has been full drama and suspicious packages for Australia Post and the Australia Federal Police. On Wednesday afternoon we saw the Perth mail centre evacuate because of the suspicious contents of a letter.

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Paper, a sustainable source?

Do you know where your paper really comes from?

 

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