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August 2017

 

Click here  Global parcel volume increases 48% in two years since 2014

Click here  ZTO Express strengthens food delivery network

Click here  DHL to invest more than $80m in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar by 2020

Click here  Australia Post reports robust profits for FY2017

Click here  Swiss Post trialing Starship delivery robots in Zurich

Click here  DHL and TRL to trial HGV platooning on UK roads

Click here  Modern-Expo to showcase latest in parcel locker technology at Post-Expo 2017

Click here  Direct mailing and conveying systems on show at Post-Expo 2017

Click here  Royal Mail to trial Arrival electric delivery vehicles

Click here  FarEye to facilitate e-commerce analytics and customer alerts for DHL

Click here  New Zealand Post to purchase five electric vans to encourage further uptake

Click here  UK Mail to invest nearly US$30m in three sorting facilities

Click here  Mark R Allen appointed FedEx executive vice president, general counsel and secretary

Click here  Hermes opens largest sorting center in the UK

Click here  New Zealand Post cancels priority mail delivery service

Click here  Australia Post to introduce Digital iD online identity service

Click here  USPS revenue unchanged for Q3 2017

Click here  PostNL offers online shoppers two-hour delivery window

Click here  DHL and Ford unveil StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery van

Click here  UPS uses VR to train delivery drivers

Click here  Bpost acquires sustainable last-mile delivery firm

Click here  ArrowXL to open distribution center in West Midlands

Click here  Peter Fuller appointed UK Mail CEO

Click here  New Zealand Post pilots multi-brand subscription delivery service

Click here  UPS launches returns management platform for e-tailers

Click here  DHL expands City Hub concept in the Netherlands

Click here  Omniva commercial revenue up 25% for 2017

Click here  The Postal Museum opens its doors in London

Click here  UPS expands alcohol shipping to consumers worldwide

Click here  PostNord appoints Beumer to deliver technology for new logistics hub

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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