Monday May 23, 2022
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GreyOrange closes US$110m financing deal to drive global growth

Warehouse automation firm GreyOrange has received US$110 million in comprehensive growth financing to accelerate its global expansion and further support the adoption of the company’s fulfilment platform in warehouses, distribution centres and retail stores globally.


Renault Trucks launches multi-modal EV concept for last mile deliveries

Renault Trucks has launched an “industry-first” multi-modal last mile electric vehicle which combines a van, cargo bike and parcel-carrying drone for cleaner, greener, and more accessible urban deliveries.

Bringg launches cross-cloud delivery and returns offering on Salesforce AppExchange

Bringg, a data-led delivery and fulfilment cloud platform provider, has updated its Bringg on Salesforce service (formerly Zenkraft), a comprehensive delivery and fulfilment solution on the Salesforce AppExchange, to help retailers optimise their last mile operations.


Trimble Maps reports on successful cooperation with delivery firm Yodel

Trimble Maps, a provider of commercial map technology, has teamed up with British company Yodel to integrate a new routing solution, which has increased driver efficiency and customer satisfaction, and helped the parcel delivery firm cope with record growth.


Volvo Trucks wins big Deutsche Post DHL electric truck order

Volvo Trucks has secured a major contract to supply 44 new electric trucks to help Deutsche Post DHL Group towards decarbonising its transportation and delivery operations.


Scurri chooses Hurricane as cross-border data partner


Zebra Technologies launches new mobile computing solution for front-line workers


Quadient and Decathlon strengthen locker partnership in France


Volta Trucks unveils full-electric 7.5- and 12-tonne variants


Agility Robotics raises US$150m to accelerate development of next-gen robot


Fives equips DHL’s new Abu Dhabi hub

Asda and Vanderlande extend long-term warehouse automation partnership

Instabox closes US$190m growth equity round and begins German expansion

MHS and Fortna to form global logistics automation company

Yodel boosts productivity with ProGlove wearable scanners

Vanderlande adds advanced automated picking robot to warehouse solutions portfolio

Rakuten Super Logistics picks Zebra Technologies’ robots to triple productivity

SwipBox to install a parcel locker network for Greek e-commerce platform Skroutz

Volta Trucks to open service hub in Paris and plans facilities in other European countries by 2023

BT digitalises Deutsche Post DHL global logistics

Google launches last-mile delivery optimisation solutions

Locus Robotics introduces new robots and wins GXO Logistics deal

Parcelly secures US$6.7m in Series A funding for US and European expansion

GoFor will drive out Odin’s electric vans in US and Canada

Kindred launches AI-powered robotic solution to automate small parcel induction process

Berkshire Grey and Swisslog offer AI-enabled robotic warehousing solutions

Instabox strengthens Dutch presence with 55 new smart lockers

Quadient to “significantly expand” DHL’s Swedish parcel locker network in 2022

Cleveron expands automated pickup range with new compact grocery locker

PostNord Finland to deploy SwipBox parcel lockers outdoors

Siemens Logistics launches compact singulator for parcel sortation

Volocopter raises US$170m in Series E financing

Geodis teams up with Renault Trucks to develop new electric truck for urban logistics

Workhorse Group to retire flagship EV and release three new models following troubled 2021

E2open acquires Logistyx Technologies for US$185 million

Hermes UK invests in Hurricane cross-border data solutions for international growth

SwipBox triples revenue in 2021 in record-breaking business year

Volta Trucks raises €230m in latest funding round

KEBA strengthens industrial automation offering with drag&bot acquisition

Siemens Logistics wins GLS Spain hub contract

Bringg promotes multi-carrier last-mile deliveries

Pitney Bowes launches PitneyShip Pro

Scandit hits $1bn valuation with latest funding

GLS chooses MHS to automate new Italy hub

Open Pricer improves Jadlog pricing decisions

ODIN Automotive starts production of StreetScooter electric vehicles

Starship robots get €50m drive from EU investment bank


Product Showcase

Yves Delmas is new GeoPost/DPDgroup CEO

Yves Delmas has been officially appointed as the new CEO of La Poste subsidiary GeoPost and the DPDgroup parcel network, tasked with continuing its international growth strategy.


Jersey Post Group names Mark Siviter as new CEO

Mark Siviter - CEO of Jersey Post

Experienced postal and logistics manager Mark Siviter will become CEO of Jersey Post Group as the small postal operator steps up its global ambitions.


Richard de Haas will be new CEO DPD Belux

Former FedEx and TNT manager Richard de Haas will become CEO of DPD Belux (Belgium and Luxembourg) on 1 June 2022, succeeding Silvio Mestdagh who is retiring. 


Sonja Aboulez heads Austrian Post domestic parcels business

Former Zalando and IBM manager Sonja Aboulez has taken over as head of Austrian Post’s parcel business in its home market. 


Michael Lamia heads GEODIS MyParcel

Experienced parcels manager Michael Lamia has been appointed Senior Vice President of GEODIS MyParcel, the French logistics group’s direct-to-customer cross-border small parcel shipping service. 


Richard Smith becomes president and CEO of FedEx Express

Richard Smith, son of FedEx founder Fred Smith, has been appointed as new president and CEO of FedEx Express succeeding Donald Colleran, who will retire on Dec. 31, 2022, after a nearly 40-year career at FedEx. 


DHL stalwart Ken Allen heads Down Under to advise Toll Global Express

Long-serving DHL executive Ken Allen will retire from the Deutsche Post DHL Group later this year and become an adviser to Australian express parcels company Toll Global Express (TGE).


Kate Gutman heads UPS International as Scott Price retires

UPS has promoted Kate Gutman to lead the company’s International and Supply Chain Solutions businesses and given extra responsibilities to US head Nando Cesarone as part of a management reorganisation linked to the forthcoming retirements of Scott Price and Juan Perez. 


Bob Black is new Doddle deputy chairman

Luiz Vasconcelos heads FedEx Latin America region

Australia Post completes leadership team

Henri de Romrée returns as bpost North America CEO

Nicolas Sibuet is new Aramex CFO

Bob van Ierland heads PostNL Mail

Whistl appoints new Executive Chairman and CEO

James Edge is new bpost CTO

Post Luxembourg names new mail chief


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