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August 2016


Click here  UPS begins expansion of Louisville Centennial hub in Kentucky

Click here  Jersey Post to begin daily shipping from the UK to Jersey and Guernsey

Click here  Honeywell completes acquisition of Intelligrated

Click here  Proof of concept proves new strategies in preventing mailbox fraud

Click here  Construction work completed for DHL facility at Heathrow Airport

Click here  Keba parcel lockers to be deployed in Bucharest

Click here  Omniva to deploy an extra 72 parcel terminals across the Baltics

Click here  Lithuania Post to expand locker network by more than 25%

Click here  DHL to upgrade freight capabilities at Budapest Airport

Click here  Whistl lands Northern Ireland public sector mail contract

Click here  Swiss Post to begin testing last-mile deliveries using automated robots

Click here  UPS to improve ground delivery network between Canada and the USA

Click here  International parcel volumes at Russian Post more than double in first half of 2016

Click here  New Zealand Post opens Waikato delivery hub

Click here  FedEx sorting facility opened at Perth Airport

Click here  myHermes adjusts weight bands for small and medium sized parcels

Click here  DX opens consolidated service center in Kent

Click here  DHL to continue as sole logistics supplier for Southco

Click here  LG customers to benefit from parcel locker collection and returns service

Click here  Whistl to upgrade delivery fleet in US$4m deal

Click here  Austrian Post determined to acquire majority shareholding in Aras Kargo

Click here  UPS expands its Worldwide Express Freight service to nine new countries

Click here  Lithuania Post reports 50% increase in parcel locker use

Click here  USPS reports US$450m loss for Q3

Click here  Australia Post to begin operations with Aramex next month

Click here  Whistl submission to the Ofcom Regulatory Review

Click here  New Zealand Post begins deployment of Paxster electric vehicles

Click here  UPS drives one billion miles using alternative fuels

Click here  Daifuku to install state-of-the-art sorter at New Zealand Post’s Christchurch hub

Click here  Australia Post opens consolidated parcel center in Newcastle

Click here  DHL to invest in US cross-border e-commerce market

Click here  Asendia joins MetaPack delivery platform

Click here  Beumer completes upgrades for PostNord sorting facility in Oslo

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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