Wednesday October 28, 2020
Stock quotes
Bpost 7.63€ -1.23%
DP-DHL 39.67€ +0.08%
FedEx 274.41$ -1.16% 28.00€ -1.41%
PostNL 2.89€ -0.99%
Royal Mail 239.30p -4.09%
UPS 170.84$ +1.69%

Supplier News

Agility Robotics raises $20m to deploy humanoid robots

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 Smart Glasses help customers solve technical problems

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.


Smartmile expands carrier-neutral parcel lockers in Finland and the Netherlands

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 expands Accenture partnership to speed cloud-based supply chain transformations

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 robots reach 200 million units milestone

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 wins award and launches customer experience program

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.


Escher launches new retail and analytics solutions

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.


Electric vehicles start-up Arrival wins $118m investment from BlackRock

US equity fund giant BlackRock is betting on commercial electric vehicles with a $118 million investment in start-up manufacturer Arrival.


PUDOpoint Counters partners with ZigZag Global

Sitma Machinery supplies sorting systems to Poste Italiane

FarEye solutions enable positive customer experiences

Amazon presents Rivian electric delivery vehicle

Bringg partners with EasyPost to add top parcel carriers

ShipBob raises $68 million from SoftBank

Blue Yonder wins new customers for digital supply chain solutions

Cleveron tests robotic self-service kiosk

Warehouse robotics firm Exotec raises $90m for international expansion

Lowe’s will install Quadient lockers in US stores

Swipbox wins Posten Norge tender for Norway parcel locker network



Product Showcase

ETOEs can help Posts to profit from cross-border e-commerce

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


Moving the Mail: A tribute to the world’s post

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


IPC supports the global postal industry in challenging times

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 

Postal Hub Podcast

The Postal Hub Podcast discusses the latest developments in the postal, parcels and express industry.


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