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July 2016


Click here  DHL to trial Smart car trunk deliveries

Click here  SingPost introduces open rental service for parcel locker network

Click here  Amazon to begin testing drone deliveries in the UK

Click here  DHL publishes third paper on the business collective

Click here  Whistl sees 24% annual increase in door-drop volumes

Click here  The Delivery Group unveils turnover of more than 50% for 2015

Click here  Study finds increased adoption of cloud-based services in logistics sector

Click here  Amazon app to spark Uber-style deliveries in the UK

Click here  Royal Mail enhances its Click & Drop solution for small businesses

Click here  Emirates Post Group shares best practices with Oman Post delegation

Click here  IPC launches universal cross-border packaging solution

Click here  Cleveron trials open parcel locker network in Estonia

Click here  UPS expands Worldwide Express service to cover 117 countries

Click here  Sam Ang appointed CEO of Quantium Solutions

Click here  Hermes extends delivery contract with Kingstown Associates

Click here  Jersey Post to acquire Fraser Freight

Click here  Launch of DPD Precise lets customers choose one-hour delivery slot

Click here  US Oversight Committee passes postal reform legislation

Click here  Lithuania Post launches digital notifications for failed deliveries

Click here  DHL selected as airfreight provider for Transsion Holdings

Click here  Beumer to supply sorting system for Freightways hub at Christchurch Airport

Click here  Autonomous delivery robots to be trialled in the UK, Germany and Switzerland

Click here  DES services added to MetaPack delivery platform

Click here  Strike action to affect Canada Post services

Click here  SingPost releases findings of its Corporate Governance Review

Click here  DHL time-window delivery service to cover whole of Germany

Click here  New Zealand Post introduces flexible delivery options

Click here  UPS to expand locker network to 300 US locations

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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