Deutsche Post employees to receive a Bonus of 300 euros. "We know exactly who has made these times a great Job," said CEO Frank Appel on Wednesday in a telephone conference. Previously, such Bonus had been proposed by a smaller Union – the Post-the chief however denied that the action on this initiative is not responding. In total, the company estimates approximately 200 million euros. Of the payment executives are excluded.
Despite an overall positive performance in the second quarter, Appel did not rule out redundancies completely. When it comes to customers because of the Corona-crisis bad, have an impact on the Post office as a service provider. "But we will try everything to make our employees as comfortable as possible," said Appel. So, you have housed in the course of the crisis, about persons Employed temporarily in other areas.
In the second quarter, the company increased according to preliminary Figures, the operating profit of 769 to EUR 890 million. In addition to special write-offs due to the Corona-lock downs of around 100 million Euro 100 million Euro hit to beech, the Post office, the business with the electric delivery truck street scooter lift flat.
package division has benefited
Recently have begun to normalize almost all the segments again. In the parcel division, DHL was able to benefit anyway from the booming online trade, in April and may, the record shipped quantities. "We are back on the growth path," said Appel.
in 2020, the group is now aiming for earnings before interest and taxes of 3.5 to 3.8 billion euros. In the previous year, operating profit was 4.1 billion euros. Originally, the Post for this year had to follow – without Corona – with more than 5 billion euros expected. At the beginning of April she had drawn her view first, all the way back.
Since the economic impact of the pandemic still remain difficult to predict, on the Post for 2022 several scenarios. In the best case, a rapid recovery, the group expects, as previously forecast an operating profit of more than 5.3 billion euros. It should, however, setbacks, to the most pessimistic scenario of 4.7 billion euros.Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 15:19