The number of packages to be transported will increase up to two times before Christmas. The growth of shipping companies started in November and will last until Christmas. Tops are expected in the week of December 17th. This is seen from the information from the carriers.
"I believe that we will be able to deliver packages under the tree on December 17th and that the delivery will be reduced to 90 percent for others," said Petr Chvatal, executive director of PPL.
At the same time, Chvatal recommends the use of dispensers for Parcelshop, which at Advent time can increase the likelihood of timely delivery in several ways. This year's number has risen again, and currently PPL has more than 1,500, and by the end of the year, the number of dispensers will increase to 1600. The PPL also runs drivers at the short-term.
The Czech Post expects an increase in the number of packages delivered in its network before Christmas by 130 percent to 350 thousand a day. Currently they deliver up to 250,000 a day, a hundred thousand more than normal. Within pre-Christmas measures, the Post hired more than four thousand brigades, strengthened the fleet with 500 deliveries, or increased the capacity of sorting nodes in Prague and Ostrava. At the same time, the code package was introduced and the number of packages for the table increased.
The DPD package estimates an increase in shipments by 70 percent compared to General Motors, according to Miloš Malanik. The company has increased the number of couriers employed by both distributors and client operators to 1,100 people. "As always, we are preparing for the last few months, opening a modern warehouse in Unhos with a capacity of 17,000 consignments for the service of Prague 5, 6, 7, Prague west, Beroun, Kladensko, Rakovnicko, Slany and Velvari. Hradec Kralove, thanks to which we increased the capacity of the network by 12 percent, "added Malanik. The company will announce next week that it will significantly speed up deliveries.
Kasa.cz expects that the increase in the number of shipment will be at least twice as high as in the previous period. "We expect a similar trend this year, and we will be able to do more customers than ever before," said Andrea Jankovtsova, Communication Manager Kasa.cz.
A similar increase in the order was also provided by the pharmacy Ageo.cz. "In order to increase this logistically, we have agreed to increase the number of shipments delivered in September using the delivery service and add another transport service to our shipments, which will distribute shipments to six different carriers," said Aleš Urbanek, Sales Manager at Ageo.cz .
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