In 2018, PostNL's total revenue grew 1.6%. While the operator's net profit margin declined to 4.5%, PostNL continued to increase e-commerce related revenue, accounting for 48% of revenue in 2018. Parcels revenue grew 12.5%, while the company's Mail in the Netherlands business segment recorded a 5.9% decline in revenue driven by a 10.7% fall in mail volumes. In 2018, PostNL decided to divest Nexive in Italy and Postcon in Germany to focus on operations in Benelux.