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February 2017


Click here  Self-driving delivery concept unveiled by Ford

Click here  UPS breaks ground on Salt Lake City distribution hub

Click here  FedEx extends air freight contract with USPS by seven years

Click here  Royal Mail announces price hikes for stamps

Click here  Vanderlande to showcase warehouse robotics at LogiMAT 2017

Click here  UPS tests residential drone delivery from vehicle roof

Click here  Australia Post CEO resigns over pay row

Click here  MEPs call for rules on robotic and AI ethical standards and liability

Click here  DPD report unveils e-commerce habits of European customers

Click here  New Zealand Post to discontinue rural Saturday mail deliveries

Click here  Hermes launches carbon negative parcel packaging

Click here  DHL partners with Huawei to develop IoT logistics applications

Click here  DPD Germany to launch next-day delivery solution for online food retailing sector

Click here  Djibouti in East Africa adopts what3words addressing system

Click here  Posti to construct centralized sorting center in Vantaa, Finland

Click here  Profit falls and revenue rises amid SingPost transformation

Click here  DHL Express name Markus Reckling as German CEO

Click here  Three-quarters of customers prefer direct access to help, claims UPS Canada survey

Click here  Swiss Post introduces inflight options for parcel deliveries

Click here  Hermes to launch major transformation program

Click here  UPS to invest US$18m in solar facilities

Click here  Australia Post expands e-commerce marketplace agreement with Alibaba

Click here  MetaPack CEO calls for cross-industry collaboration to influence EU regulation

Click here  South Pacific posts attend future-focused forum in Tonga

Click here  Royal Mail introduces self-service label printing for online customers

Click here  Prime Vision Australia launches new regional strategy

Click here  Interlink Express to be rebranded as DPD Local

Click here  Hermes integrates track-and-trace functionality with Amazon Echo speakers

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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