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November 2015


Click here  Norwich unveiled as UK’s busiest location for Black Friday purchases

Click here  Swiss Post realigns third-party products at post offices

Click here  Yodel invests in three regional service centers ahead of Christmas peak

Click here  Aramex to launch parcel locker network in Dubai

Click here  British consumers stick with traditional parcel returns options

Click here  OCM to install automated sorting systems in 30 TNT depots in Italy

Click here  Volvo launches in-car parcel delivery service

Click here  Canada Post reports US$9.8m loss in Q3 2015

Click here  IPC report shows 3.3% growth for posts

Click here  DPD invests in four new purpose-built super depots

Click here  SingPost remodels organizational structure to reflect changes in the business

Click here  DHL releases Fair and Responsible Logistics report

Click here  UPS deploys telematics solution for Singapore delivery fleet

Click here  PostNL starts same-day deliveries in the Netherlands

Click here  Royal Mail acquires same-day delivery firm eCourier

Click here  Parcel Picker from Beumer Group helps posts achieve faster unloading times

Click here  MetaPack predicts improved performances from UK parcel carriers over peak season

Click here  DPD reveals 50-day plan for peak season

Click here  PostNord signs framework agreements with three IT suppliers

Click here  Spring Global Delivery Solutions launches German postal service for UK businesses

Click here  USPS set to deliver more than 15 billion items over the 2015 holiday season

Click here  DHL expands GoGreen initiative

Click here  Skype co-founders unveil robotic last-mile delivery concept

Click here  Royal Mail to open 10 temporary parcel centers in the UK

Click here  UPS to expand Louisville sorting hub

Click here  Australia Post to invest US$14m in emerging e-commerce businesses

Click here  SingPost releases performance figures for first half of FY2015/16

Video Exclusives

Drone footage of Hermes super hub

Hermes UK has opened its new purpose built, automated parcel distribution hub in Rugby, the biggest of its kind in the UK. The £31m (US$40m) development represents the most significant investment in the company’s history and will create more than 100 jobs. Located in Rugby, the Midlands super hub measures 270,000ft², the equivalent of 34 soccer pitches, and has the capability to efficiently process in excess of one million parcels each day.

23 August, 2017

UPS delivery drivers trained using VR simulations

UPS has announced that it will start training student delivery drivers to spot and identify road hazards using virtual reality (VR) headsets that simulate the experience of driving on city streets. The company will launch VR training at nine UPS Integrad training facilities in September.

To read more about the training simulation, click here.

16 August, 2017

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Brody Buhler, global managing director, post and parcel industry group, Accenture, talks to PPTI about the company’s latest research and the impact AI will have on the postal sector.   October 16, 2017
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Ahead of his presentation at POST-EXPO 2017, Holger Winklbauer, CEO at International Post Corporation (IPC), talks to PPTI about the latest changes in e-commerce markets.   September 19, 2017
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