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April 2017


Click here  Boston Dynamics uses quadruped robot to deliver packages

Click here  UPS announce retirement of Management Committee member Teresa Finley

Click here  Fives to supply sorting system for Omniva’s Tallinn hub

Click here  DHL launches domestic e-commerce delivery service in Malaysia

Click here  Cleveron appoints Andres Liinat as CEO

Click here  Airbus and SingPost to trial Skyways drone delivery network

Click here  Beumer to expand sorting system at UK Mail’s Coventry hub

Click here  FedEx opens logistics center in central Panama

Click here  DHL to offer B2C e-commerce delivery in Chile

Click here  CityPOST to undercut An Post mail rates for businesses by up to 21%

Click here  Hermes revenue increases by 7% for FY2016

Click here  Vanderlande achieves record revenue for 2016

Click here  UPS deploys beacon technology to reduce rate of misloaded packages

Click here  PostNord to offer in-home delivery service

Click here  Delivery sector needs greater investment in digital strategies according to Accenture

Click here  Hermes to deploy Starship delivery robots in London

Click here  Royal Mail launches initiative to protect consumers from scam mail

Click here  Deutsche Post to double StreetScooter production

Click here  Yamato Holdings and Chronopost enter knowledge-sharing partnership

Click here  UPS Foundation donates US$25,000 to forest fire victims in Chile

Click here  Austrian Post launches online marketplace shö

Click here  Australia Post sweetens delivery for Easter

Click here  Scandit releases multiple-barcode capture technology for mobile devices

Click here  Prime Vision and Delft Robotics seek postal partners for robotics trial

Click here  DHL to trial automated picking robots in Tennessee warehouse

Click here  GLS acquires USA-based Postal Express

Click here  UPU and Correios to roll out third stage of RFID mail tracking system

Click here  UPS to construct US$200m sorting hub in Arlington

Click here  DHL Parcel Prio introduced for German business customers

Click here  UPS boosts Saturday operations to meet e-commerce delivery demands

Click here  Hermes inspires budding innovators with its first Hackathon

Click here  Omniva sees 2016 growth in Baltic region and international e-commerce and logistics

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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