About An Post
Dec 10, 2004, 10:33
In Ireland, no on delivers more.
An Post is a major commercial organisation providing a wide range of services which encompass postal, communication, retail and financial services.
We are one of Ireland's largest companies directly employing over 9,500 people through its national network of retail, processing and delivery points.
We provide agency services for Government Departments, the National Treasury Management Agency, An Post National Lottery Company and many other commercial bodies.
Every day 4,200 An Post staff deliver over 3,500,000 items of mail to 2,214,000 homes and businesses from 4,500 post boxes and almost 1,200 Post Offices nationwide using 2,782 vehicles.
Over 1,400 staff are involved in processing mail for onward delivery while almost 1,000 post office clerks provide customers with an ever-increasing range of products and services at post office counters.
In addition, around 1,200 post office contractors, employing a further 1,000 staff, provide post office services in dedicated outlets and within larger retail outlets around the State.
More than 180 individuals operate postal agencies for An Post while there are now more than 3,000 Postpoint agents nationwide.
To find out more about An Post visit www.anpost.ie