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
Delivery technology specialist Doddle has expanded its partnership with Yamato with the launch of a new digital returns service for e-retailers in Japan.
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 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 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 has introduced its first Wi-Fi 6-Enabled Mobile Computer offering “a full desktop experience” and also completed the $290m acquisition of Fetch Robotics.
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
Hermes UK has appointed Penny Garnett as Chief People Officer to drive cultural change within the business as it continues to grow and transform.
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
Jean-Paul Forceville has been elected President of the Postal Operations Council of the Universal Postal Union at the UPU Congress in Abidjan.
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.
Singapore Post executive Vincent Phang has been appointed as Group CEO to lead the company’s ongoing transformation strategy.
Pos Malaysia has appointed former DHL and Canada Post executive Charles Brewer as its new CEO from August 1.
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.
Chronopost has appointed Jean-Gilles Henaut to head up its new Shop2Shop business for consumer delivery services in France.
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