Final agreement for mail deliverer CLA
The Hague, 6 april 2018 – PostNL has reached a final agreement for the mail deliverer CLA for the 18,500 mail deliverers of PostNL with the trade unions Bond van Post Personeel, FNV and CNV Publieke Diensten following consent from their members.
Duration and pay rise
The CLA is valid for two years: from 1 October 2017 until 30 September 2019. The agreement includes pay increases in five steps during the duration of the CLA, 5 percent in total. It also includes a one-time bonus of 1 percent and the adjustment of the pension scheme to the tax requirements.
Resi Becker, Director of PostNL Mail in the Netherlands, explains: "Our mail deliverers are the face of PostNL for our customers. They provide good service every day. With this agreement we show how important our mail deliverers are and remain for the future of our postal company.”
We are PostNL, the mail and logistics solutions provider for all. With our mail and parcel deliverers who get everywhere, our 5,500 PostNL locations, 11.000 mail boxes and 517 automated parcel lockers, we are always nearby. We aim to be our customers’ favourite deliverer by making it as easy as possible for them to send and receive parcels and letters. Our over 35,000 people are right at the heart of society. On weekdays, we deliver an average 1.1 million parcels and 7.4 million letters across the Benelux region. Our focus is on quality for our customers, creating opportunities for our people and adding value for our stakeholders through growth, digitalisation and sustainability initiatives.
We optimise and support our physical networks by using smart digital solutions and launching new propositions that create value for our customers. We build long-lasting working relationships by acting as a good employer and client for everyone who works for and with us. To make our deliveries as sustainable as possible, we cover a lot of kilometres on foot or by bicycle or e-bike, provide innovative city logistics, use cleaner fuels, and use electric vans and light electric trucks. PostNL NV is a listed company with revenues of €3.1 billion in 2022, 61% of this derived from e-commerce. We provide deliveries of mail and parcels, logistics solutions for e-commerce, and cross-border solutions.