114 days ago

Rural posties working 13-hour days due to surge in online shopping

Melanie Earley Reporter from Franklin County News

Kia ora neighbours, rural posties are delivering 50 per cent more than their usual volume, and they’re feeling the pressure.

NZ Post is delivering about two million parcels every week, or four parcels per second, a spokeswoman said.

Post volumes were up 50 per cent in Auckland, and about 23 per cent in the rest of the country.

Two rural NZ Post contractors in Franklin, who were afraid of losing their contracts if they were named, told Stuff they were working 13 hours or more each day to deal with the volume.

Read the full story below.

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BPW Franklin Dinner meeting Jan 26th

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