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September 2014


Click here  Blue Water Shipping and PostNord agree logistics partnership

Click here  Post Office trials 150 home shopping return points

Click here  Thousands sign up for City Link's delivery notification system

Click here  MetaPack acquires US shipping vendor ABOL Software

Click here  Asendia fully automates its mailing and tracking services

Click here  Crisplant delivers sorting technology for the British Forces Post Office

Click here  Thousands of visitors attend Post-Expo 2014

Click here  POST-EXPO: Automation innovations on show at Pitney Bowes stand

Click here  POST-EXPO: Bell and Howell highlights sorting and parcel innovations

Click here  POST-EXPO: Van Riet showcases IQ-Grid sorting solution

Click here  POST-EXPO: Kizy Tracking presents new tracker for first time in Europe

Click here  Winners of Postal Technology International Awards 2014 announced

Click here  POST-EXPO: Sitma unveils e-commerce package solution

Click here  POST-EXPO: Escher Group signs five-year contract with Deutsche Post DHL

Click here  POST-EXPO: Finmeccanica-Selex ES signs contract with bpost

Click here  POST-EXPO: Datalogic showcases parcel and postal handling solutions

Click here  Royal Mail and Trading Standards form partnership against scam mail

Click here  Austrian Post announces first price increase in four years

Click here  UPS begins recruiting for 2014 holiday season

Click here  Amazon launches locker service at Birmingham Airport

Click here  Prime Vision’s Smart Systems features at Post-Expo 2014

Click here  Universal Postal Union invites industry leaders to Post-Expo 2014

Click here  La Poste completes electric vehicle fleet with the addition of three-wheelers

Click here  Royal Mail and DHL listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Click here  USPS postmaster general gives optimistic outlook for the mail industry

Click here  Blackbay increases customer options on its Expect delivery platform

Click here  InPost announces partnership with Repsol Italy

Click here  Austrian Post installs its 100th parcel pick-up station

Click here  DHL Express trials bicycle couriers in Germany

Click here  City Link ready for peak season thanks to automated sortation system

Click here  SingPost makes significant investment in its delivery operations

Click here  UPS set to open two additional facilities in Poland

Click here  E-retail delivery volumes increase by 14% in July

Click here  Gebhardt travels to Post-Expo with latest development

Click here  Inform set to showcase latest solution at Post-Expo 2014

Click here  Prime Vision reports record sales month for postal automation

Click here  Escher Group’s digital mail solution shortlisted in the 2014 Intellectual Property Awards

Click here  Royal Mail launches trial Sunday openings across UK delivery offices

Click here  UPS unveils expansion of its Menifee delivery office in California

Click here  Postal Technology International Awards 2014 shortlist announced

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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