A backlog of millions of items still waiting to be delivered at the Johannesburg nerve centre of the Post Office is being cleared as fast as possible.
That’s according to SAPO CEO Mark Barnes, who has stated that the provider is looking to clear the backlog by 24 November 2018.
“We started off in April with a 46-million item backlog and we are now down to a 7.8-million backlog.”
The bulk of that is sitting at the Witspos Hub in Johannesburg.
SAPO defines a “backlog” as any item of post five or more days behind schedule.
Barnes says there have been some improvements in clearing the domestic mailing backlog but they still need to catch up with international deliveries.
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