26. Events after the reporting period
Jani Jolkkonen, SVP, ICT and Digitalization and member of the Executive Board, left Posti on January 10, 2018.
On January 15, 2018, Posti announced it will initiate its first sourcing procedure on the five-day delivery of universal service letters in areas not covered by early-morning newspaper delivery. The use of competitive bidding stems from the Postal Act reforms set to take effect in the beginning of July 2018.
The arbitration committee stipulated by the collective agreement for the mail communications and logistics industry issued a decision on February 1, 2018, on a general increase of 1.31% to the industry’s collective agreement. The increase will apply retrospectively from November 1, 2017.