General presentation of PostNL
We now propose to tell you a little more about PostNL and its activities. This will give you a better insight into the group and its sources of income, which will enable you to better anticipate the influence of certain events on its profitability and the likely rise in its share price.
The PostNL Group is a Dutch company that is active in the field of express transport services, mail forwarding and e-commerce. But the company also offers additional services such as data and document management, direct marketing and fulfilment services.
In order to better understand the activities of this group, it is possible to divide them into two major divisions according to the share of turnover they generate and in this way:
- The parcel delivery activities alone account for 52.1% of the group's turnover. According to the latest available data, the group delivered more than 283 million parcels in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg in 2019.
- Mail delivery, which this time only concerns the Netherlands, accounts for 47.9% of the company's turnover with 1,742 million postal items processed in 2019.