US start-up Agility Robotics has closed a $20 million investment, which enables the company to meet the demand from logistics providers and e-commerce retailers for robots working alongside humans.
BEUMER Group has developed the BEUMER Smart Glasses for its customer support technicians to take a ‘virtual look over the shoulder’ of customer service technicians to solve IT problems together.
Technology start-up Smartmile is expanding its network of carrier-neutral parcel lockers in Finland and the Netherlands in response to strong e-commerce growth.
Blue Yonder and Accenture are broadening their cooperation to help retail, consumer goods and high-tech companies transform their supply chains with a cloud-first approach.
Locus Robotics’ robots have now picked more than 200 million units in warehouses around the world and will top the 250 million figure by next month’s Black Friday amid the e-commerce boom.
Quadient’s CVP Everest automated packaging system has been selected as the “Sorting and Fulfilment Technology of the Year” and the company has launched a revamped partner program.
Postal technology leader Escher this week unveiled new solutions offering postal operators more flexible retail operations, real-time data analysis and better cross-border shipping.
US equity fund giant BlackRock is betting on commercial electric vehicles with a $118 million investment in start-up manufacturer Arrival.
Long-serving DHL executive Thomas Kipp has joined Middle East logistics group Aramex as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Jan Kooyman, co-founder of Hurricane Commerce, predicts that cross-border e-commerce will bounce back quickly from the coronavirus pandemic, with ETOEs helping postal operators to grow their business. read more
Bishar Hussein, Director General of the Universal Postal Union, explains how the UPU is helping postal operators to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and keep the world’s mail moving. read more
Holger Winklbauer explains how IPC is responding to the current challenges, shares the organisation’s learnings and advice for others, and looks ahead to a post-crisis CEP industry. read more
The Postal Hub Podcast discusses the latest developments in the postal, parcels and express industry.
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