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July 2013


Click here  Deutsche Post DHL’s StreetScooter to begin operations in Germany

Click here  India’s Department of Posts selects SAP to overhaul post office operations

Click here  Slovenia Post enters joint venture with Hewlett-Packard to develop computing services

Click here  TNT Express reports €280m losses in second quarter of 2013

Click here  DHL launches cargo mobile tracking app

Click here  Itella’s operating results drop in first half of 2013

Click here  Swiss Post invests in wind and hydroelectric power

Click here  HayPost to upgrade post offices and offer tax services

Click here  FedEx expands operations facility at Beijing Capital Airport

Click here  Yodel signs 12-month rolling contract with online retailer The Hut Group

Click here  US postmaster general warns Congress that savings of US$20bn must be made

Click here  PostNord acquires Itella’s printing and inserting business in Poland

Click here  Hand-sorted mail volumes decrease at TNT Post as it implements offshore video coding

Click here  FedEx Express opens new station in Italy

Click here  Royal Mail invests £70m in barcode tracking technology for business mail

Click here  DPD Germany to equip parcel shops with electronic manual scanners

Click here  Swiss Post orders 40 parcel machines from KEBA

Click here  Hermes launches 24-hour online delivery solution Parcel Locker

Click here  FedEx signs 10-year agreement with Grand Forks Airport Authority

Click here  UK Government to announce Royal Mail share flotation details

Click here  UK leads the field in Europe for mobile commerce

Click here  Post Luxembourg reports increase in turnover despite 47% fall in net profits

Click here  Ireland’s An Post extends contract with Escher

Click here  GeoPost invests in Indian express delivery firm DTDC

Click here  FedEx opens new mailing stations in Germany

Click here  UK Mail’s ipostparcels launches international parcel delivery service

Click here  DPD to build new £100m parcel hub

Click here  Titan Airways to operate Royal Mail’s night service

Click here  New Zealand Post to rollout new postage-included packaging

Click here  KPG signs global trade management contract with Amber Road to boost international business

Click here  DHL set to open 20,000 parcel shops in Germany

Click here  DPD launches new live mapping service for deliveries

Click here  Correos wins at World Mail Awards 2013

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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