EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Česká pošta (Czech Post)

Česká pošta (Czech Post)

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Moravskoslezsky; Moravskoslezsko
Location of affected unit(s): Ostrava


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
53 - Postal and courier activities

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-05-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2023
Planned Job Creation: 350

Additional Information

Czech state-owned postal company Česká pošta (Czech Post) has announced plans to handle shipments from Asia to all of Europe. A new logistics centre (Ostrava Multimodal Park) will be opened in Ostrava and will start operating in September 2022. The company will employ some 350 people by the end of 2023 and recruitment will start in June 2022. The postal company plans to import 14 air pallets with parcels from China to Ostrava every day and release them for distribution across Europe as soon as possible. 

Standard benefits such as a five-week holiday, a multi-sport card, and pension insurance contribution are prepared for new employees. The company is currently also negotiating a recruitment benefit. 

Previous business restructuring is recorded in the ERM database in 2019, with 7,000 job cuts across Czechia (Česká pošta-2019-CZ).