People by PostNord – a magazine about us who make everyday life easier

The PostNord Group consists of around 28,000 fantastic employees. In the magazine People by PostNord, a number of them provide information about their background, why they are passionate about their jobs and what helps them relax when they are away from work.

People by PostNord is issued two times a year, in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish and English. It is delivered to the homes of the majority of the Group’s employees.

Issue 1, 2021

Cows and pigs in the fuel tank

In 2020 PostNord Denmark started using a new type of diesel, which isn’t made from oil but from waste products from slaughtered animals. In 2020 alone, the move has seen PostNord cutting carbon emissions by close to an additional 3,000 tonnes.

”It feels modern and innovative”

There are several benefits of learning through virtual reality (VR). The training period is often shorter, and you don’t have to depend on colleagues to learn new things. In addition, muscle memory and cognitive ability are trained.

Four shades of blue

Why do you regard some brands as being youthful and forward looking, while others look tired and stale? The businesses might be selling exactly the same thing, but the feel you get is completely different. It's about color, design, and tone of voice.

“We change the entire company structure”

PostNord Strålfors is becoming a digital product and service company. This involves our changing the entire structure of the company. Everything from governance, culture, skills, and investments to the financial structure.

Parcels on track!

In 2020, PostNord Finland trialed new technology for time-optimized home deliveries. The new function is expected to be launched in Finland in 2021, and similar projects are underway throughout the Group.
 

Articles from earlier issues

“We knew that we could help out”

“The need was urgent. The orders were flying in! I have never done anything of this scale so fast before. Niclas Lövgren, Customer Developer at PostNord Strålfors 3D Solutions, tells about how they produced 36,000 protective visors for the healthcare sector in just a few weeks.
 

Finnish everyday heroes of the coronavirus spring

For PostNord Finland, the virus spring resulted in an increase in assignments related to healthcare deliveries. For example, PostNord employees have transported coronavirus test samples all over Finland. One such worker is Kirsi Ylänne.
 

Tenfold increase in operations in record time

In a locked-down Norway, with closed schools and hundreds of thousands of employees working from home, the need for deliveries to private addresses during the day quickly increased. PostNord decided to meet the needs with full capacity and an offensive strategy.

The oracle in Kastrup

Nikolaj Settnes helps PostNord see into the future. “A good algorithm can be delectable, maybe even a bit sexy.”

“We just try to help out”

Positive problem-solvers with a sense of service and feel for social media. Do people like that really exist? Of course they do, for instance in Bergen.

 

Ersin is 100%

There are many tricks for motivating people, but nothing motivates Ersin Özkan as much as a screen full of numbers. This has been proven with one hundred percent certainty.
 

“I love dancing to Slayer”

Chugga-chugga-chugga. That’s how Toni Laakkonen from Uleåborg describes the music of his band Deliriuminated.

“Always a melody in my head”

Sofie Randrup Mouritsen has the lead role in a customer service department that could just as easily be a musical.

No robot

It was easy for Sara Petric to start working at PostNord:  “I love talking and getting to know new people.”

 

Unstoppable

Jimcaale Abdillahi could put a robot to shame.