Tuesday February 07, 2023

Cleaner beaches. FedEx Express volunteers have cleaned up beaches across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA) region, collecting over 140,000kg of garbage and plastic waste during their sustainability activities.


Shippo becomes first shipping platform with a FedEx Platform Account

Shipping platform provider Shippo has become the first multi-carrier shipping company to receive a Platform Account from FedEx, meaning it can now offer US-based e-commerce merchants special discounted FedEx shipping services directly from its platform.


Stuart improves warehouse productivity by 70% with Zebra solution

La Poste’s on-demand logistics subsidiary Stuart has increased warehouse productivity by 70% thanks to a new digital automation solution, helping it to meet its growth and transformation plans to match rapidly rising customer demand.


FarEye Platform now available on SAP Store for parcel-level visibility

Logistics technology provider FarEye has announced that its FarEye Delivery Management platform, which provides real-time visibility of shipments from first to last mile, is now available on the SAP Store – the only marketplace for SAP and partner offerings.


Berkshire Grey and Locus Robotics to offer cross-platform robotic automation

AI robotic solutions provider Berkshire Grey and Locus Robotics, a provider of autonomous mobile robotics (AMR), have teamed up to develop a “combined solution” which will offer end-to-end robotic automation for retail and e-commerce customers to maximise their supply chain productivity, while addressing labour shortages.


Scandit launches SparkScan for high-volume logistics scanning

Scandit, the leader in smart data capture, has launched SparkScan, a pre-built smartphone scanning interface designed for high-performance barcode scanning. 


Volta Trucks secures more than €85m of anticipated revenue from confirmed orders

A Volta Zero prototype truck

Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has announced a strong start to the year by confirming customer production orders for the first 300 manufacturing slots of its full-electric 16-tonne Volta Zero for 2023 production and delivery to customers, with an associated revenue of more than €85 million. 


Warehouse operators struggled to predict demand during 2022 peak, new research reveals

A ProGlove wareable scanner

A new survey commissioned by ProGlove, a provider of wearable wireless barcode scanners, has revealed that 61% of warehouse operators struggled to predict demand patterns accurately during the peak holiday season, with supply chain uncertainty set to continue into 2023. 


Parcelly reports on “a year of major growth” in 2022

Pitney Bowes launches high volume SendPro MailCenter

Cleveron reports on successful 2022, with new products to be launched in 2023

German cargo bike maker ONOMOTION secures €6m for growth

Quadient adds fourth carrier to open UK network and adds new lockers

MYFLEXBOX signs deals with bp and Austrian e-retailers

Trimble buys transport management software firm Transporeon for $1.9bn

KEBA and ACS roll out parcel locker network in Greece

Einride raises US$500m in funding to accelerate sustainable freight mobility

Snaile Canadian lockers to trial Stamp Free label technology

BrightDrop expands to Canada and adds DHL Express to customer portfolio

Instabox wins Circle K Danish parcel lockers contract

Locus Robotics raises US$117m in Series F funding to accelerate growth

Amazon Web Services launches new tool to improve supply chain visibility

Volta Trucks speeds up with successful tests and last-mile partnership

BrightDrop speeds towards billion-dollar revenue milestone

FarEye launches new last-mile delivery technology solutions

Open Pricer will optimise DPD Germany pricing

Microsoft launches new supply chain platform for better visibility and agility

Pitney Bowes launches first-of-its-kind shipping label printer

Quadient launches Parcel Pending smart lockers in Ireland

Beumer wins automation contract with fast-growing Norwegian CEP firm

DB Schenker boosts warehouse efficiency with automated solution from Körber

GIRO helps An Post deliver with GeoRoute upgrade

MHS becomes Fortna following merger deal

Product Showcase

Maribeth Espinosa is new FedEx Express Philippines MD

Maribeth Espinosa has been appointed as the new managing director of FedEx Express Philippines. 


FedEx Express appoints new Vietnam & Cambodia MD

FedEx Express has appointed Ee-Hui Tan as its new Managing Director for Vietnam and Cambodia. She succeeds Hardy Diec, who has departed from the company after 12 years of distinguished service.


Paul Ibbetson is new DX Group CEO

British delivery group DX has appointed Paul Ibbetson, currently head of DX Freight, as its new CEO with immediate effect.


Richard MacLaren heads SEKO Logistics global ecommerce

SEKO Logistics is speeding its e-logistics growth with the appointment of Richard MacLaren as the new Senior Vice President, Global Ecommerce. 


Asendia names new Asia Pacific executives

Asendia has appointed e-commerce experts Senthil Kumar and Stuart Foster to top jobs in Asia Pacific to expand its business in the fast-growing region. 


Lufthansa Cargo names new heyworld MDs


GEODIS appoints new members to its executive committee


Jason Dies steps up at Pitney Bowes


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