Wednesday June 03, 2020

Profile

Launched in 2005, CEP-Research operates a globally-focused online information and intelligence platform for the worldwide Courier, Express and Postal industry, and provides a range of other products and services.

Our customers include all the leading Express, Parcel and Postal operators worldwide, as well as industry suppliers, stakeholders, governmental and regulatory authorities, financial services providers, management consultants as well as other companies and organizations.

 

Our Team

CEP-Research is led by an experienced team of journalists and market researchers, supported by in-house and external experts with extensive know-how in the express, parcels and postal industry.

 

Paul Needham

Paul Needham has been Chief Editor of CEP-Research since 2005. He is responsible for the editorial activities, including news and customized publications.

Paul has more than 25 years of experience in international journalism and has reported on the transport and logistics industry for over 20 years.

 

Torben Schönershoven

Torben Schönershoven became Director of Market Research and Business Development for CEP-Research in 2016. With more than 15 years of experience within the CEP industry, he is responsible at CEP-Research for market research activities, sales & marketing, and other administrative areas.

 

 

Ewgenia Molotchnik

Ewgenia Molotchnik joined CEP-Research in 2006. Her responsibilities as Reporter include editorial research, news writing, and editorial operations, as well as the production of customer reports and studies.

 

 

Ho Ngoc Anh Le

Ho Ngoc Anh Le joined CEP-Research as Marketing and Administration Assistant in 2018. She is responsible for Marketing & Sales activities and supports the administrative areas of CEP-Research.

 

 

Catharina Heppner

Catharina Heppner joined CEP-Research as Editorial Assistant in 2017. Her responsibilities include editorial research and news writing. She also supports the production of customer reports.

 

 

Mark Winkelmann

Mark Winkelmann is Managing Director of CEP-Research since 2005.

Mark is also the founder of the first European web-based multi-carrier shipping platform and solution, LetMeShip. (www.letmeship.com)

 

 

Our news and research activities are supported by a worldwide network of contacts (mainly industry experts) and sources enabling us to provide exclusive information for customers.

 

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Supplier News

Bringg releases first unified commerce delivery and fulfillment solution

Bringg has launched a unified delivery and fulfillment solution to help companies rapidly scale, manage and optimize logistics models for click and collect, curbside pickup and same-day, next-day delivery while improving customer experience on a single platform.

 

Panasonic buys 20% of supply chain software firm Blue Yonder

Panasonic has acquired a 20% stake in Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software) in an investment to deepen their existing strategic partnership.


InPost UK partners with railway operator to offer contact-free collections and returns

Parcel locker provider InPost has partnered with British train company South Western Railway (SWR) to install its automated ecommerce lockers at 40 train stations.

 

Scandit raises $80m for international expansion

Scandit, a leading technology platform for mobile computer vision and augmented reality (AR) solutions for enterprises, has raised $80 million to finance global expansion and technology leadership.

 

Supermarket chain Selver launches Cleveron’s innovative grocery robot

Selver, an Estonian supermarket chain, has installed the Cleveron 501 in front of the Peetri Selver grocery store outside Tallinn, which enables customers to receive online-ordered groceries without human contact.

 

Opel launches Vivaro-e for emission-free deliveries

German car manufacturer Opel has introduced its new mid-sized electric delivery van, the Opel Vivaro-e, which is the first purely battery-electric van and set to come on the market later this year.  

 

Bringg partners with eTrac to add thousands of first and last mile carriers

Bringg has partnered with eTrac, a US technology company that connects shippers and 3PLs with their carrier networks, to offer a flexible network to improve last-mile delivery of big & bulky and healthcare products. 

 

InPost UK partners with Lidl to improve convenience for shoppers

InPost has rolled out its delivery and collection services to 24 Lidl stores to increase its UK footprint and allow consumers to maximise their shopping trips as well as to help create more environmentally sustainable deliveries.

 

Coop Estonia deploys Cleveron’s grocery robot Grocery chain

Coop has successfully tested Cleveron’s new 501 grocery robot, capable of storing fast-moving consumer goods and frozen food, in a trial project in Estonia.

 

DPD France chooses Solystic robots to automate non-conveyable parcels

DPD France has chosen the Soly solution from sorting solutions specialist Solystic for a major mobile robotics project to automate handling of non-conveyable parcels.

 

Nissan and Voltia launch large electric delivery van

Electric van specialist Voltia has teamed up with Nissan to launch a large capacity electric delivery van, the ‘e-NV200 XL Voltia’, throughout Europe. 

 

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EXPERT OPINIONS

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 

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