Over 75 million parcels handled at the end of 2018

Logistical excellence
Key facts
2 min

The festive season is a very busy period for La Poste... and parcel flows are growing continuously. All of the records from 2017 were broken this year!

In 2018, as in 2017, online shoppers waited until the last minute to make their orders, with a peak during the week before Christmas. Of course, La Poste pulled out all the stops to deal with this peak in activity and get all those parcels under the Christmas tree! Below are a few figures from 2018... with a good crop of new records!


Over 75 million parcels handled

compared to 70 million in 2017


2.8 million parcels handled on the busiest day

compared to 2.7 million in 2017


12 days with over 2 million parcels handled

compared to 6 days in 2017