Cartwright Fleet Services (CFS) is delivering a second significant order of natural-gas-powered vehicles to Hermes UK, continuing to support the parcel carrier’s aim of further reducing its carbon footprint.
Swipbox and Posten Norge have teamed up to test close to 100 parcel lockers in a pilot project in Oslo over the next six months.
Cross-border money transfers company Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide, has partnered with Belgium’s bpost to offer its services through the postal operator’s network of more than 600 post offices.
US retailer Walmart has rolled out the first-of-its-kind grocery picker, Alphabot, in its supercentre in Salem, New Hampshire, which is fully operational and working with associates to enable quicker order picking.
Ford has partnered with US start-up Agility Robotics to use its newly launched robot, Digit, which is fitted with arms and legs, to soon have it carry parcels from the delivery vehicle right to the customer’s door.
Japanese start-up SkyDrive, which is developing ‘flying cars’, has successfully tested a cargo drone to transport heavy loads to remote locations.
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