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July 2017


Click here  Eniverse Technologies and Skycart collaborate on UAE drone delivery service

Click here  DHL reports supply chain talent shortage

Click here  DPD Germany adds digital parcel label functionality to app

Click here  Australia Post seeks National Heritage listing for Sydney post office

Click here  FedEx announce executive vice president Christine Richards' retirement

Click here  Cleveron trials public drone delivery service

Click here  Omniva to trial Starship and Mercedes-Benz mothership concept

Click here  DHL launches domestic delivery network tailored for e-commerce in Vietnam

Click here  Whistl opens super depot in Bolton, UK

Click here  FedEx assessing the cost of Petya cyberattack on TNT Express

Click here  Royal Mail reports slight increase in quarterly revenue

Click here  Australia Post report shows dramatic increase in e-commerce volumes

Click here  Thomas Backteman appointed PostNord CCO

Click here  Proof of concept unveiled for autonomous robotic sorting solution

Click here  Women’s fashion retailer adopts Doddle click-and-collect solution

Click here  DHL to send packages to the Moon

Click here  DHL completes trial of Fetch robots at Dutch warehouse

Click here   Amazon’s Prime Day set to top Black Friday, says ParcelHero

Click here  Australia Post to continue providing passport services

Click here  PostNord selects CMC Cartonwrap packing machinery for Swedish facility

Click here  Preliminary results indicate industry revenue growth in 2016

Click here  Aramex expands operations in Ethiopia

Click here  DHL opens life sciences logistics center at Dublin Airport

Click here  Swiss Post to invest in three regional parcel sorting centers

Click here  Bpost unveils solar installations at Charleroi and Liège sorting centers

Click here  ID Mail Systems installs OCR mail and packet sorting system for Air Business

Click here  IPC and UPU agree to share technical knowledge and expertise

Click here  ArrowXL expands warehouse capacity in Wigan

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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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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