Monday September 20, 2021
Stock quotes
Bpost 7.68€ -1.66%
DP-DHL 58.95€ -3.15%
FedEx 250.80$ -1.73% 38.45€ -1.79%
PostNL 4.37€ -1.77%
Royal Mail 485.00p -1.06%
UPS 189.39$ -0.34%

Escher buys Syslore to add parcel processing capabilities

Escher has bought Helsinki-based Syslore to bring a collection of proven, AI-powered parcel processing services to its postal and parcel customers around the world.  read more


Doddle powers Yamato digital e-commerce returns

Delivery technology specialist Doddle has expanded its partnership with Yamato with the launch of a new digital returns service for e-retailers in Japan.


SF Supply Chain will deploy 1,000 Geek+ robots

Robotics company Geek+ has agreed a strategic partnership with SF Supply Chain to supply about 1,000 warehouse robots for facilities in Hong Kong.


Handheld introduces new wearable RS60 Ring Scanner for logistics efficiency

Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has introduced the RS60 Ring Scanner, a comfortable hands-free scanning solution for use in warehouses, retail, distribution and other situations requiring highly mobile scanning.


Locus Robotics picks 500 million warehouse units

Locus Robotics has surpassed the milestone of 500 million picked units, just 94 days after topping the 400 million mark as clients deploy more of its warehouse robots to improve productivity and overcome labour shortages. 


Zebra Technologies launches new mobile computer, completes Fetch Robotics acquisition

Zebra Technologies has introduced its first Wi-Fi 6-Enabled Mobile Computer offering “a full desktop experience” and also completed the $290m acquisition of Fetch Robotics.


Hexapole expands Yodel sorting capacity

Parcel Perform raises US$20m for growth plans

Smartmile and KEBA partner for outdoor parcel lockers

Fast-growing Instabox quadruples revenues

Fives automates DPD and DHL sorting centres

MHS introduces cross-belt sorter with double-cell design for small items

Sitma launches Symphony sorting system

MHS launches robotics division

Siemens launches real-time Parcel Data Hub

InPost reaches 13,000 lockers with solar-powered APM

Smartmile launches ‘one tree per parcel’ sustainable locker

Quadient sells e-commerce packaging business

Zebra Technologies snaps up Fetch Robotics for $290m

Shippit signs FedEx, Janio, Qxpress delivery deals

Drone delivery operator Zipline takes off with $250m funding

InPost wins northern England city lockers contract

E-logistics platform ShipBob raises $200m

Austrian Post deploys Prime Vision’s automated parcel sorting solution at its 10th hub

Berkshire Grey rolls out new e-commerce fulfilment robotsSendle raises $35m for U.S. expansion

Bringg raises $100m to reach unicorn valuation

Hurricane Commerce supports Emirates Post’s e-commerce expansion strategy

Prime Vision and Solution Net Systems provide innovative sorting robots in the US

HEMA improves omnichannel fulfilment with Blue Yonder technology

SEKO selects Hurricane as global cross-border data partner

BEUMER launches new pouch system for online fashion retailers

Pitney Bowes launches ParcelPoint smart lockers

Quadient wins Pickup order for 1,500 lockers in France

Poste Italiane orders 1,744 Opel Corsa-e electric cars

EasyPost ships one billion packages

Prime Vision offers Stamp Free digital postage solution

Siemens Logistics will upgrade Deutsche Post international postal centre

Metapack enables precise deliveries through what3words location technology

FarEye raises $100m to expand delivery management platform

Estafeta uses Open Pricer platform as volumes boom

ParcelLab raises $112m for growth

Swedish parcel locker operator Instabox acquires Dutch same-day firm Red je Pakketje

Vanderlande supplies sorting systems for new PostNord sites in Finland

Voltia delivers 30 Nissan e-vans to DPD Slovakia

InPost invests in Polish network

Panasonic buys Blue Yonder for $7.1bn

BringgGreen helps retailers cut CO2 emissions

ETrak selects Hurricane Commerce solution

Danes can return parcels through SwipBox parcel locker network

BEUMER buys majority stake in logistics technology start-up

Fives updates mobile robot sorter GENI-Ant

InPost launches label-free returns solution

Demand surges for Bringg’s Delivery Hub

InPost will install 60 more lockers at London public transport stations

Quadient offers residential lockers in France

Prime Vision integrates Hurricane Commerce cross-border data solutions

Arrival will make UPS electric vans in $41m Charlotte micro-factory

Beumer, T-Systems secure big Deutsche Post DHL contracts

Cleveron launches small parcel terminal for PUDOs and stores

Fives delivers DHL Malpensa sorting system

Tax refund company Global Blue acquires returns management platform ZigZag Global

MHS and HAI ROBOTICS offer “goods-to-person” robotic solutions in North America

Escher launches new Track & Trace and Last-Mile Delivery solutions

Quadient nearly doubles US parcel locker network surpassing 13,000 units worldwide in 2020





EU levels VAT playing field for low-value imports


The new VAT rules for low-value imports into the European Union that come into effect on July 1, 2021 will impact online retailers, shippers, and express, parcel and postal companies alike. This CEP-Research special report provides an overview of the legal changes, their impact on business customers and consumers, and how top carriers are responding.  read more

Product Showcase

Hermes UK appoints Penny Garnett as Chief People Officer

Hermes UK has appointed Penny Garnett as Chief People Officer to drive cultural change within the business as it continues to grow and transform.


InPost appoints Michael Rouse as Management Board member for four years

Polish e-commerce delivery company InPost has appointed Michael Rouse as member of the Management Board for a period of four years.


Zalando promotes Masood Choudhry to SVP Logistics

Zalando promotes Masood Choudhry to SVP Logistics

Jean-Paul Forceville heads UPU’s Postal Operations Council

Jean-Paul Forceville has been elected President of the Postal Operations Council of the Universal Postal Union at the UPU Congress in Abidjan.


Michelle Ho leads UPS in Asia Pacific

UPS has appointed long-serving Michelle Ho as president of its Asia Pacific region to lead the company’s growth ambitions in the extensive geographical area.


Vincent Phang takes over as SingPost Group CEO


Singapore Post executive Vincent Phang has been appointed as Group CEO to lead the company’s ongoing transformation strategy.


Charles Brewer is new Pos Malaysia CEO

Pos Malaysia has appointed former DHL and Canada Post executive Charles Brewer as its new CEO from August 1. 


Pitney Bowes names new e-commerce execs

Pitney Bowes has strengthen its Global Ecommerce management team with Nick Smith as SVP Strategy, Product and Platform Management and Brent Cervenka as SVP, Global Operations.


Jean-Gilles Henaut will run Chronopost’s new Shop2Shop business

Chronopost has appointed Jean-Gilles Henaut to head up its new Shop2Shop business for consumer delivery services in France.


Stéphanie Berlioz appointed Director of Financial Operations at La Poste


Dirk Tirez gets bpost CEO job


Harld Peters heads Lineage Logistics Europe


Anna Klinskova becomes Managing Director at DHL Express Russia


Viviane Reichert-Brown gains extra Hermes management role


Dirk Reich joins Swiss Post board

Thomas Creuzberger is new Movianto CEO

Ansi Arumeel joins InPost locker supplier Retail Robotics

Bob Kanuga is new UPS Healthcare Logistics EVP

Alastair Westgarth will steer Starship delivery robots

Paul Coutts quits as SingPost CEO

The UPS Store names female boss

Parcels expert Roger Morris joins cargo drone firm Dronamics

Elaine Kerr is new DPD UK CEO

USPS names Douglas Tulino as Deputy Postmaster General

Aramex appoints Othman Aljeda as new CEO

Frank Jørgensen is new UPS Germany chief

Paul Graham will be new Australia Post Group CEO

Mart Mägi will be new Omniva CEO

Dirk Tirez is interim bpost CEO

UPS promotes Daniel Carrera to Europe president

Brody Buhler will become Escher CEO



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