Revenue and volume increase in the parcel industry
The revenue of the parcel industry in the Netherlands grew annually between 2012 and 2020, amounting to 3.6 billion euros in 2020. Outbound parcel revenue also saw an annual increase in this period. In terms of the total volume of the parcel industry, domestic parcels delivered increased to 524.5 million units in 2020, whereas outbound parcels reached 253.5 million units.
Growth in parcel delivery for PostNL
PostNL saw the parcels grow significantly between 2014 to 2020. In 2014, PostNL had a parcel growth rate of 8.4 percent. By 2020, this increased to 19.2 percent. In 2019, PostNL's parcel traffic increased by 12.4 percent.