Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Warehousing And Support Activities For Transportation, Postal And Courier Activities
Postal And Courier Activities
53 - Postal and courier activities

5,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 March 2019
Employment effect (start)
5 March 2019
Foreseen end date
31 December 2019


The German post and parcel delivery service Deutsche Post has announced the creation of 5,000 new jobs in 2019. Among those, there will be 450 new truck drivers, who will be trained and afterwards recruited by Deutsche Post. Furthermore, Deutsche Post plans to create 500 new partner branches and 1,000 new parcel stations. The company plans to invest a total of €150 million in automation and the expansion of its post and parcel delivery infrastructure in 2019 in order to improve the last step in the delivery process.

Previous restructuring took place in January 2019, when 130 jobs were lost.



Eurofound (2019), Deutsche Post, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 97402, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/97402.