SUBDIVISION 51 - POSTAL AND COURIER PICK-UP AND DELIVERY SERVICES
Businesses employed 80,000 persons in the Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry subdivision at end June 2011.
In the 2010-11 financial year, the Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry subdivision generated Total income of $11.0b, of which $6.9b (62.7%) was derived from Postal and courier services. Other income from transport services and Income from other services each amounted to $1.4b, (12.7% of Total income). Sales of goods generated a further $1.3b, or 11.9% of Total income.
The Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services industry subdivision incurred Total expenses of $9.9b in the financial year 2010-11, of which Labour costs of $3.5b was the main component at 35.3%. Total transport related expenses of $2.8b accounted for 27.7% of Total expenses, with Payments to contractors and other businesses for transport services representing 76.4% ($2.1b) of Total transport related expenses. A further 11.1% of Total transport related expenses was for the cost of Fuels and gas to power road vehicles.