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August 2014


Click here  Royal Mail exceeds mail delivery service targets

Click here  PostNord reports loss for Q2 despite improved sales

Click here  Swiss Post to offer 60 extra apprenticeship positions in 2015

Click here  Hameen Sanomat signs agreement with Itella to improve logistics

Click here  UPS unveils plans for two package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Click here  Royal Mail makes improvements to its customer service points

Click here  PostNord installs Crisplant sorting solution in its newest parcel terminal

Click here  Australia Post partners with myGov to strengthen its digital mailbox offering

Click here  Royal Mail study estimates that superfast broadband could boost online retail sales in the UK

Click here  DHL awarded shipping and services contract with Lufthansa

Click here  Parcel2Go launches partnership with InPost

Click here  Itella Corporation to change its name to Posti Group Corporation

Click here  Prime Vision becomes part of the Prime Group umbrella corporation as two new ventures are formed

Click here  Royal Mail to improve access to postboxes across the UK

Click here  US Postal Service records a 2% operating revenue increase

Click here  InPost and MetaPack join forces to expand retailers' delivery options

Click here  ByBox partners with Waitrose to supply click and collect lockers at UK transport locations

Click here  Amazon has expanded its same-day delivery service to six new US cities

Click here  Crisplant to install new parcel sortation system to Itella Posti

Click here  Deutsche Post DHL boosted by second quarter results

Click here  Royal Mail opens its click and collect network to SMEs

Click here  MetaPack announces UK agreement with Kuehne + Nagel

Click here  Online shoppers set to gain greater transparency on delivery charges in the UK

Click here  InPost to install 140 automated parcel lockers in Malaysia

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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