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Winners of the Postal and Parcel Technology International Awards to be announced at POST-EXPO 2017!

The shortlist for the 2017 Postal and Parcel Technology International Awards has been drawn up! Read on to find out which companies, products and solutions have been nominated in each category. The awards are designed to recognize and reward all the hard work currently taking place in the postal industry.

The winners of this year’s Postal and Parcel Technology International Awards will be announced at an awards ceremony and drinks reception on the evening of 26 September at POST-EXPO 2017.

The Postal and Parcel Technology International Awards cover various areas of the industry and nominations were put forward by anyone working in the sector. The 18 judges are leading experts and senior management drawn globally from across the industry.

Postal Technology International Awards 2017 shortlist:

Sorting Center Innovation of the Year
Prime Vision’s Projection Sorting
Intralox’s self-rising actuation system for its ARB S7000 sorter
Siemens’ automatic address-reading solution for manual sorting racks
Eurosort’s Twin Push Tray

Digital Innovation of the Year
Evertracker’s artifical intelligence solution for logistics automation
FarEye’s mobility solution for retailers
Hermes’ Alexa Skill
Zebra’s SmartPack

Environmental Achievement of the Year
Fit Things’ Slimbox
Hermes’ carbon-negative parcel packaging
Mauritius Post’s envelope recycling
SingPost’s electronic waste and battery collection service

Delivery Innovation of the Year
Cleveron’s CleverFlex
DPD Germany’s digital returns solution
Florence Corp’s ExpressLocker returns processing
Liloe Labs’ Jeffrie insulated parcel box
Paztir security and management for cyclelogistics

Supplier of the Year
Fives Intralogistics
Prime Vision

Service Provider of the Year
Deutsche Post DHL Group
Swiss Post

New Business Diversification of the Year
An Post and DB Schenker’s STREAM Post Logistics pallet collection and delivery
Austrian Post’s shö
Deutsche Post’s SIMSme Business
i2C and Australia Post’s payments platform

Find out more about each category here.

For more information please contact: Ben Sampson, Awards Coordinator,

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Drone footage of Hermes super hub

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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.

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