Wednesday December 08, 2021
Stock quotes
Bpost 7.33€ -1.35%
DP-DHL 54.93€ +5.82%
FedEx 244.75$ -0.93% 38.35€ +2.68%
PostNL 3.84€ +2.64%
Royal Mail 493.40p +1.73%
UPS 204.72$ -0.33%

Cleveron deploys Swiss locker network for Migros

Estonian parcel locker producer Cleveron and Switzerland’s largest retail company Migros have partnered to establish a sizeable parcel locker network.


DB Schenker orders nearly 1,500 Volta Zero electric trucks for urban deliveries

Electric vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has sealed an ‘intensive’ partnership with logistics giant DB Schenker, including a pre-order of nearly 1,500 full-electric Volta Zero vehicles for urban deliveries.


Nordic parcel locker start-up Instabox expands home deliveries

Fast-growing parcel locker company Instabox is broadening its portfolio by expanding its home delivery service to Norway where it will also deploy smart lockers in Coop stores.


Fives teams up with AutoStore

BlueCrest acquires Fluence Automation

Escher transforms Ukraine Post technology

Metapack wins Nespresso global delivery and returns contract

Panasonic launches Smartlocker for drop-off, pickup and return of online orders

Escher selects Hurricane Commerce as data partner to create OCR engine

Prime Vision and VDL Groep to supply US market with over 750 sorting robots

SwipBox parcel boxes to be rolled out across Israel

Siemens singulation technology Visicon increases throughput to 18,000 parcels/hour

Calzedonia Group selects BEUMER Group’s pouch technology

Berkshire Grey unveils AI-powered Robotic Shuttle Put Wall

Cleveron launches new outdoor parcel locker

Locus Robotics acquires Waypoint Robotics

Global logistics specialist DG selects Hurricane Commerce as cross-border data partner

Escher buys Syslore to add parcel processing capabilities

Doddle powers Yamato digital e-commerce returns

SF Supply Chain will deploy 1,000 Geek+ robots

Handheld introduces new wearable RS60 Ring Scanner for logistics efficiency

Locus Robotics picks 500 million warehouse units

Zebra Technologies launches new mobile computer, completes Fetch Robotics acquisition

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



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

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PostNL seeks new mail, IT execs

PostNL is seeking a new head of the Dutch mail business and a new Chief Information Officer to replace two top executives who will leave the postal group early next year.


Nathan Jones is new CEO has appointed Nathan Jones as its new CEO following its $6.6 billion acquisition by financial investor Thoma Bravo. 


Supply chain veteran is new LaserShip CEO

The biggest US regional parcel company LaserShip has headhunted The Home Depot’s supply chain chief Mark Holifield as its new CEO to head integration of newly acquired OnTrac and the creation of a new coast-to-coast delivery network.


CEO handover at GLS Denmark

The long-serving head of GLS in Denmark, Karsten Klitmøller, has stepped down after 13 years as CEO and has been succeeded by Steen Ravnsbæk Kristensen, the former Finance Director. 


Gilad Tirosh is new IPC commercial and financial chief

Gilad Tirosh has been appointed as IPC Chief Commercial and Financial Officer, replacing Tom Day, who left at the end of August.


UPS appoints Bernard Jiang as president of UPS China

UPS appointed Bernard Jiang as president of UPS China to deepen global trade connections and sustainable growth opportunities for UPS customers in the country.


Hermes UK appoints Penny Garnett as Chief People Officer

InPost appoints Michael Rouse as Management Board member for four years

Zalando promotes Masood Choudhry to SVP Logistics

Jean-Paul Forceville heads UPU’s Postal Operations Council

Michelle Ho leads UPS in Asia Pacific

Vincent Phang takes over as SingPost Group CEO

Charles Brewer is new Pos Malaysia CEO

Pitney Bowes names new e-commerce execs

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

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


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