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Oct 23 '15 11:58

The Tax Authorities have no idea how many sweetheart tax deals have been made with Dutch companies or how much money is involved in such deals. So-called tax rulings and other agreements are made by inspectors and are only noted in individual files, an overview does not exist. Agreements with companies also fall under "fiscal confidentiality".

Aug 11 '15 14:25

PostNL is experimenting with mobile package boxes to make receiving packages at home even easier for customers. With this "Always-home boxes" customers no longer need to physically be at home to receive a package.

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Jul 14 '15 13:36

A number of PostNL independent delivery drivers are striking because they are dissatisfied with the offer the postal company and union FNV came up with after intense negotiations. The strikers are members of independent delivery drivers' union SubcoPartners

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Jul 14 '15 10:22

PostNL is giving all delivery drivers an offer to be employed on a full-time contract or to earn more as an independent worker. The postal company made this announcement on Monday, the Telegraaf reports.

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Jul 1 '15 10:19

Trade union FNV is threatening PostNL with protest actions if the company does not respond to the unions demands for better working conditions for the thousands of independent delivery drivers by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday.

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Jun 15 '15 19:00

Police in Amsterdam arrested a 49-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a postal worker several months ago. The victim was struck several times as he was ending his PostNL shift at about 11 p.m. on February 17 on Australiëhavenweg in the city’s Westelijk Havengebied neighborhood.

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Jun 12 '15 09:06

PostNL is willing to offer independent package delivery drivers a permanent contract. The company recently received a lot of criticism that the freelancers who deliver packages for the company are "sham-self employed" and earn little for their work. How many people will actually accept the offer, is still unknown.

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Apr 7 '15 08:30

American parcel deliverer FedEx plans to buy its Dutch counterpart TNT Express, the companies announced in a joint press release.

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Apr 3 '15 15:42

PostNL package carriers feel exploited for having to invest significant amounts of their own money in their work and getting paid too little for being only part-time independent contractors, Volkskrant writes. One of the carriers is suing PostNL in pursuit of lost wages.

Feb 25 '15 18:41

PostNL announced a new birth announcement stamp on the first day of the Negenmaandenbeurs (Nine Months Fair) in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

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Feb 23 '15 14:32

Despite the ever-declining mail market, PostNL managed to book an increase in revenue last year, De Telegraaf reports.

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Feb 12 '15 08:47

PostNL is busy with yet another reorganization under the name "Davis Cup", AD reports. This reorganization will cost 150 jobs in the marketing and sales departments and 550 jobs in PostNL's car company.

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Feb 11 '15 07:37

PostNL is making Valentine's day extra special by sending letters that are sealed with a kiss for free.

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Dec 26 '14 13:33

PostNL is bringing out special Top 40 stamps in honor of its 50 year anniversary. One hit of the two most successful Dutch artists per decade was chosen as inspiration for the stamps.

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Dec 4 '14 08:33

The packages streaming into PostNL formed such a tall tower that it collapsed. The 56 year old PostNL employee, Ellen, had to stop sorting the packages or she would literally have been buried by her workload, the Volkskrant reports.

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Dec 2 '14 22:45

PostNL delivered over one million packages to households in the Netherlands so far in 2014, breaking the post office's record for packages delivered in a single year.

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Nov 18 '14 08:25

Herna Verhagen (48), chairman of the board of directors of PostNL, has been named the most powerful woman of 2014 by Opzij. She is one of two women to be CEO of a listed company in the Netherlands.

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Oct 30 '14 10:39

PostNL has started placing package vending machines at nine major train stations. People can have their package sent to such a machine and retrieve it when it suits them.

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Oct 7 '14 15:26

Fifty freelance couriers contracted by PostNL, DHL and UPS have taken action against Bol.com, alleging poor working conditions and financial exploitation. Bol.com’s offer of “free delivery” has become a target for the FNV trade union who claims that it is the couriers who pay the price for cheap parcel delivery.

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Aug 26 '14 08:19

PostNL has fired one of their postmen after it was discovered that he placed 45 letters of condolence in the trash in July, a spokesperson for the company confirms to Noordhollands Dagblad.

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Aug 4 '14 13:41

Dutch postal service PostNL announces Monday that cuts, the smooth restructuring process and price hikes have resulted in an improved turnover for the second quarter of this year. Turnover increased with an added three percent to more than €1 billion.

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Jul 30 '14 14:50

PostNL is going to trial delivering packages on Sunday. This service has been developed together with Coolblue, an online shop that is the first to offer Sunday deliveries. The two companies announced today that online shoppers in The Netherlands and Flanders can get packages delivered between 12 and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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Jun 5 '14 17:34

Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp wants to grant PostNL the permission needed to close 1,500 of the 2,500 company-run service points, according to newspaper De Stentor.

May 13 '14 07:58

At least one voter in Amsterdam has received two voter passes for the European Parliament elections on the 22nd of May. The Financieele Dagblad (FD) reports that there might be more cases.

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