Postnord and Zalando County: – It’s a shame

Postnord and Zalando County: - It's a shame

It’s a shame, says Anne-Lynn Leerns, a Postnord customer who is now boycotting the company after the latest revelations, that

In October 2021, Nettavisen revealed that Postnord’s parcels ended up at auction in Auksjonshuset AS, and that the shipping company had no control at the time. Special Parcels are also privately resold on

Last week, it became known that Postnord broke up with Auksjonshuset, and that the latter has since reported rioting. In parallel with the cases in Nettavisen, revealed that the shipping giant uses subcontractors who pay lice salaries to their drivers.

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The impression on the Facebook group has been confirmed Postnord . County:

One who worked four months as a driver for the company wrote, “70% of drivers are unhappy with working at postnord.”

“I have to say in general that this form of business is not only unethical, it is dangerous. If they are pressed for time, they may also drive dangerously,” writes another Postnord customer.

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He works for 30 kroner an hour

Ukrainian driver statement to That he earned 400 kr per day on assignment for the Lithuanian company Girteka, while he was already entitled to the Norwegian minimum wage, which is 185.50 kr per hour.

Another driver says that prices with transport companies in the Baltic region are between 70 and 90 euros per day, plus a winter allowance of 10 euros. But this includes a food supplement of €55 per day to cover fixed expenses including food and drink. In practical terms, this means a salary of around 30 kroner per hour for Baltic drivers.

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One company using Postnord is internet giant Zalando, which offers free shipping. Not all customers love it – on the grounds that free shipping should mean less payment for those who ship merchandise.

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Protests over free shipping

There are no valid arguments for not paying it properly. Postnord is responsible for verifying that subcontractors also work on equal terms, and they are trying to keep this responsibility away. It’s a shame, says Ann-Lynn Lawrence To

I have decided to boycott both Postnord and Zalando.

Consumers have a lot of power when we want to, she says.

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Postnord itself believes the company takes social dumping seriously. According to press director Haakon Nikolai Olsen, only 3.7 percent of the company’s freight in Norway is through so-called coastal cars (charter foreign carriers).

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