Key events in 2015
Posti signed an extension agreement with Ilkka-Yhtymä on newspaper delivery cooperation in Southern Ostrobothnia and Vaasa. The solution ensures an optimal service level and cost-efficiency in the delivery of the newspapers Ilkka and Pohjalainen. We have developed the delivery model in partnership with Ilkka-Yhtymä since 2007. The delivery model benefits the readers of the newspapers most of all. Satisfied readers, in turn, mean work for our highly professional delivery personnel.
Shipments to Russia from Chinese online stores increased our net sales by tens of millions of euros in 2015. This proves that we have the capacity to offer a reliable and transparent eCommerce supply chain that has a competitive lead time, which allows us to meet customer expectations.
We published approximately 20 new stamp releases during the year. The themes of the stamps included for example International Women’s Day and Jean Sibelius. Heavier music was represented in the year’s stamps by Hanoi Rocks, The Rasmus, HIM, Apocalyptica, Children of Bodom and Nightwish. Finns voted the Easter stamp Spring twitter as the most beautiful stamp released in 2015. In the stamp a great tit sings on a branch with willow catkins.
The number of users of Posti’s electronic mailbox Netposti increased by 8% during the year to approximately 636,000. The Netposti service can be used to receive official letters, such as invoices, from more than 22,000 businesses and organizations. Using Netposti offers the sender cost savings and quicker communication. Electronic letters reach their recipients 1–2 days faster than paper letters. Invoices and salary slips, for example, are available via Netposti anytime and anywhere.