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June 2017


Click here  Hyperloop Transportation Technologies signs tech license agreement in South Korea

Click here  Swiss Post launches My Local Services app

Click here  Australia Post names Christine Holgate as MD and Group CEO

Click here  UKP Worldwide invests in DES Worldwide

Click here  UPS to double the number of SME shipping centers in Mexico

Click here  Whistl hires Jonathan Matchett to drive international growth

Click here  UPS introduces peak charges for residential, large and oversized items

Click here  Two thirds of UK online shoppers experience parcel delivery problems

Click here  Four out of five e-tailers struggle with peak fulfillment demands

Click here  MaltaPost offers 24/7 solution for all online shopping

Click here  Cleveron installs its first cloud-based smart mailbox

Click here  Royal Mail sponsors new Postal Museum’s Mail Rail exhibit

Click here  Deutsche Post and Ford to manufacture e-van

Click here  UPS to construct Indiana parcel sorting facility

Click here  European Council pushes for greater price transparency for cross-border deliveries

Click here  SingPost launches smart postal network initiative

Click here  ONExia to distribute Fetch Robotics warehouse robots

Click here  Australia Post trials three-wheeled delivery vehicle in Brisbane

Click here  Clear shipping prices most important factor for US online shoppers purchasing abroad

Click here  Logistics firms looking to third parties to manage real estate networks

Click here  Purolator International launches US expedited forwarding services

Click here  Canada Post collaborates with PayPal on payments and shipping solution

Click here  UPS opens new healthcare facility in Colombia

Click here  New US$180m Arizona UPS hub to assist e-commerce processing capacity

Click here  SingPost and Singtel launch nationwide e-waste recycling program

Click here  DHL Express Korea launches first Mobile Service Station in Korea

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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Exclusive Articles

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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Justine Clark from Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions looks at how posts can refine last-mile delivery and save cost and time by embracing new technologies in distribution centers.  September 12, 2017
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