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 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, 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, 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 has secured a major contract to supply 44 new electric trucks to help Deutsche Post DHL Group towards decarbonising its transportation and delivery operations.
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.
Experienced postal and logistics manager Mark Siviter will become CEO of Jersey Post Group as the small postal operator steps up its global ambitions.
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.
Former Zalando and IBM manager Sonja Aboulez has taken over as head of Austrian Post’s parcel business in its home market.
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, 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.
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).
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.
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