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November 2017


Click here  Black Friday weekend parcel volumes increase by 26% in UK

Click here  DHL orders 10 electric semi-trailer trucks from Tesla

Click here  Yodel appoints Neil Ashworth as chief commercial officer

Click here  ArrowXL invests US$2.7m on modernizing delivery fleet

Click here  DHL deploys 5,000 StreetScooter delivery vehicles in 2017

Click here  Parcel carriers boosted by UK online Black Friday sales increase

Click here  Australia Post to offer translation service for national identification documents

Click here  DPD Germany calls for special parking permits in Christmas run-up

Click here  Cainiao breaks delivery records over Singles’ Day shopping rush

Click here  UPS signs landmark agreement for supply of renewable natural gas

Click here  Vanderlande acquires minority shareholding in robotics developer Smart Robotics

Click here  UPS opens Montpellier sorting facility

Click here  Extra 19,000 delivery vehicles to be deployed in the UK for Black Friday weekend

Click here  Mail Handling International joins MetaPack’s carrier program

Click here  Hermes appoints Matthew Hanson as head of marketing and product

Click here  Construction starts on Omniva’s flagship sorting center in Tallinn

Click here  DHL to expand Central Asia Hub at Hong Kong International Airport

Click here  Unsatisfactory delivery options lead to basket abandonment by half of shoppers

Click here  Fastlane International becomes ParcelCompare

Click here  UPS to convert New York diesel trucks to electric vehicles

Click here  Posts show confidence in alternative fuel vehicles

Click here  Scandit launches barcode scanning solution for business websites

Click here  More than half of online shoppers in China buy British goods

Click here  UPS awards US$2.6m to environmental initiatives

Click here  DHL expands parcel locker network in Germany

Click here  Capacity planning and spread of promotions key to peak season delivery success

Click here  Carole Walker appointed CEO of Hermes Europe

Click here  IPC cross-border e-commerce survey to cover six new countries

Click here  Omniva reports 16% increase in sales for first nine months of 2017

Click here  APPU Business Forum announces theme

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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