Thursday June 08, 2023

Listen to insights from senior executives in our new series of audio interviews, published in cooperation with our content partner The Postal Hub Podcast,


Podcast - Pos Malaysia CEO Charles Brewer on transformation, strategy, and sustainability

Charles Brewer is CEO of Pos Malaysia <p>Picture: Marketforce/Leaders in Logistics

Pos Malaysia Group CEO Charles Brewer discusses the postal operator's transformation strategy and its sustainability push. 


Podcast - DHL's Markus Reckling discusses cross-border e-commerce delivery

Markus Reckling

DHL's Markus Reckling discusses cross-border e-commerce, delivery preferences, and sustainability. 


Skroutz Last Mile rolls out 1,000 SwipBox lockers in Greece

Danish parcel locker company SwipBox has revealed that its partner in Greece, e-commerce firm Skroutz Last Mile, has now rolled out 1,000 lockers in the country to improve delivery quality and speed.


Solystic and EuroSort sign collaboration deal for rollout of high-speed parcel sorters

French end-to-end automation supplier Solystic and EuroSort, a provider of sorting equipment, have signed a non-exclusive collaboration agreement, which will see the two firms work together on “specific projects” to provide high speed sortation of parcels. 


OneRail and Quadient partner to provide faster delivery solutions

Orlando-based last mile delivery fulfilment firm OneRail has teamed up with parcel locker operator Quadient to provide smart lockers as part of an omnichannel solution for a faster and more seamless delivery experience. 


NEXT speeds e-commerce deliveries with Geek+ Pick-and-Sort solution

British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer NEXT has improved its international e-commerce logistics operations thanks to the successful deployment of Geek+ robots at a key site. 


Fives to supply Colissimo with sorting system for Normandy site

Parcels on a Fives sorting system

International industrial engineering group Fives has won a contract from Colissimo, the French parcel delivery brand of La Poste Group, to equip its hub in Rouen, Normandy, with a new high-capacity sorting system to increase throughput.


More Supplier News:

Covariant AI robots will automate Otto Group fulfilment

nShift offers Positive Impact Delivery option

Locus Robotics wins “largest ever” autonomous mobile robots deal from DHL

What3words wins Blue Dart deal to improve deliveries across India

Starship Technologies to begin robotic grocery delivery in Finland this spring

Cleveron launches big lockers for bulky parcels

HIVED raises $12.4m for growth strategy

ShipStation teams up with Mirakl to enhance marketplace shipping processes

Production of all-electric delivery vehicles picks up speed

SwipBox wants to open up US lockers market

FORTNA automates new Budbee eCommerce parcel hub in Sweden

Quadient expands British, French locker networks

Hurricane helps Pro Carrier and Intersoft ease UK cross-border shipping

Eurora partners with Joom Logistics to streamline Asia-Europe cross-border trade

Volta Trucks wins German government climate protection subsidies

Geek+ automates Radial, CEVA fulfilment sites

Locus Robotics launches LocusONE platform to manage large fleets of robots

Agility Robotics launches next generation of human-centric, multi-purpose robot

Körber offers Robotics-as-a-Service

ePost Global extends partnership with Hurricane Commerce

Posti improves manual sorting by 40% thanks to Prime Vision solution

Geek+ robots power new DB Schenker e-commerce logistics hub

Rivian and Amazon in talks to end exclusivity deal for EVs

Optoro and Locus Robotics to roll out end-to-end reverse logistics solution

Bpost to deploy hundreds of KEBA parcels lockers throughout Belgium

Escher and Kardinal partner to optimise postal deliveries

Product Showcase

John Bolla follows Wes Wheeler as UPS Healthcare president

John Bolla

UPS Healthcare has named John Bolla as its new president to succeed long-serving Wes Wheeler who retired earlier this year.  read more


Auctane appoints Albert Ko as CEO

Albert Ko

Albert Ko has been appointed CEO of Auctane, the leading global delivery experience company that operates brands such as Metapack, ShipStation, Packlink, ShipEngine,, ShippingEasy, ShipWorks and Endicia, tasked with leading the US-based group into a new growth era.  read more


Björn Scheel heads new DPD Germany management team

Björn Scheel

Interim boss Björn Scheel is now officially CEO of DPD Germany while there is also a new COO and a new supervisory board chairman at the parcel carrier.  read more



US Navy ships to Pitney Bowes lockers

Pitney Bowes has been chosen by the US Navy to support its package distribution transformation by using Pitney Bowes ParcelPoint™ Smart Lockers. 


TIPSA opens Spanish regional hub

Spanish express transport company TIPSA, a Geopost subsidiary, has recently started logistics operations for the Levante region of eastern Spain from a new hub.


Bpost staff in Belgium win pay rise

Belgian-based employees of bpost will get higher pay in future under a new collective agreement, although details have not been disclosed. 


XPO develops AI-based chatbot for last-mile delivery notification

XPO driver activates chatbot call

Logistics and transportation company XPO is improving its last-mile delivery capabilities in parts of Europe with a new AI-based chatbot that calls customers to tell them when and where their shipment will arrive.


Other news:

DHL takes the freight train in UAE

Parcel Perform and GEODIS collaborate for advanced e-parcel logistics visibility

DHL opens Indianapolis pharma logistics hub

GEODIS opens first eLogistics site in UK

CEVA Logistics invests in electric trucks and vans

Yodel tests OOHPod lockers

MBE Worldwide subsidiary World Options completes UK acquisition

FedEx collaborates with Saudi export authority

Jetpak acquires Swedish courier Budakuten

Royal Mail launches automatic redeliveries across the UK

Omniva plans major logistics centre investment

Bpost digitalises failed delivery notices

Asendia is officially 100% carbon-neutral


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