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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

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PostEurop releases latest mail and parcel statistics for Europe

PostEurop, a trade association representing 52 posts in 49 countries, has released its latest figures aggregated from its members, giving an overview of the European post and parcel delivery market in 2016.

23 May, 2017

PostNord delivers parcels into customers' homes

Nordic postal operator PostNord has partnered with Swedish lock manufacturer Assa Abloy to offer customers a new service where parcels can be delivered inside their door (full story here).

Customers who posses a digital lock, such as the Yale Doorman, can register for the service, which provides PostNord delivery personnel with a one-time code enabling them to enter the property and place the parcel inside. To view a video of the indoor delivery service, click on the link below.

19 April, 2017

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Matthew Robertson, co-CEO of parcel data management platform NetDespatch, comments on the surprise findings of research into the working relationship between retailers and their delivery partners.  May 16, 2017  
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This week Omniva selected Fives to install the sorting system for its new Tallinn hub (story here). Joona Saluveer, the recently appointed chairperson to the Omniva board, speaks to PPTI about the company’s future strategy and the challenges of digitization. May 2, 2017  
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Patrick Armstrong, CEO of IoT developer Snaile, explores some of the restrictions posed by outdated USOs and explains how they can be avoided using modern technology. April 24, 2017  
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