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April 2016


Click here  Whistl to provide economy mail service for Jersey Post

Click here  DHL releases its 2016 Logistics Trend Radar

Click here  USPS recognized for the diversity of its suppliers

Click here  Posti set to offer customers lawn mowing services

Click here  PostNord to trial direct-to-fridge grocery deliveries

Click here  Beetrack issues report on importance of last-mile customer satisfaction

Click here  DHL model helps map reverse logistics processes

Click here  DHL white paper examines benefits of collaborative working

Click here  Fives wins contract to automate TNT facility in Dartford

Click here  Lithuania Post enters the pharmaceutical delivery market

Click here  ParcelHero releases report detailing cost of leaving EU

Click here  Emirates Post launches campaign to facilitate e-commerce in the UAE

Click here  DHL’s ARC opens in Singapore

Click here  P2P Mailing launches delivery solution for Norway

Click here  Six natural gas vehicles added to DPD France fleet

Click here  Australia Post begins testing drone deliveries

Click here  Alibaba to acquire majority shareholding in Lazada

Click here  TNT to transport 200 tons of supplies for London Marathon

Click here  DPD and GLS test micro depots for last mile deliveries

Click here  UPS wins award for ORION routing software

Click here  DX to upgrade customer communications platform

Click here  UK Mail in brand refresh

Click here  Spring joins Scurri carrier management platform

Click here  Emirates Post Group shares best practices with Saudi Post

Click here  Forced USPS price reduction begins this weekend

Click here  Royal Mail doubles compensation for tracked parcels

Click here  eBay launches shipping supplies store

Click here  NZ Post to sell 45% share in Kiwibank

Click here  Fastlane predicts Christmas Day deliveries in 2016

Click here  MetaPack increases operational efficiency of Boost by 25%

Click here  PostNord acquires GP Spedition

Click here  Lim to step down as SingPost chairman

Click here  UPS opens driver-training facility in Texas

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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