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PODCASTS

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

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Swiss Post's Titus Bütler on transporting parcels by rail

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Mustafa Tonguç, MD DHL Express Germany, on resilience and B2B e-commerce

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Update on international parcels with Kate Muth

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Luke Lloyd on the International Post Corporation Sustainability Measurement and Management System results

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Archive: click here for more Podcasts

SUPPLIERS

Bixolon wins contract with ACS Postal Services for mobile printing solutions

Bixolon Europe, a global manufacturer of receipt, label, and mobile printers, has formed a new partnership with Greek courier ACS Postal Services to integrate mobile printing technology into ACS’s proof of delivery system, with the aim of enhancing operational efficiency across the European courier landscape.  read more

 

Hurricane Commerce partners with Time Express to expand in MENA region

Majed Zambaraji is CEO of Time Express

Cross border data specialist Hurricane Commerce has announced that as part of its global expansion strategy it has selected Dubai-headquartered logistics firm Time Express as its exclusive technology partner for the MENA region.  read more

 

Robot delivery firm Starship collects $90m for growth

Starship's robot fleet in Talllinn, Estonia

Autonomous robot delivery company Starship Technologies has raised a further $90 million for technological development and to expand its operations to new markets.  read more

 

Quadient reaches 20,000 parcel lockers milestone

French postal and parcel technology supplier Quadient has reached a major milestone, reaching more than 20,000 ‘Parcel Pending by Quadient’ locker units in operation across North America, Europe and Asia at the end of January.  read more

 

More Supplier News:

Blue Yonder wins DPD UK returns contract

Accenture/Mujin JV offers AI-based robotics for logistics

Zebra launches ultra-rugged handheld and signs new USPS deal

Harbor Lockers launches “world’s first” on-demand locker marketplace

Blue Yonder “redefines” end-to-end supply chains with new interoperable solutions

Geekplus signs new deal with Logistex to enhance warehouse automation

Blue Yonder invests in generative AI to simplify supply chain management

Digit starts work at GXO warehouse

Dematic deploys 299 warehouse robots at Radial’s Dutch logistics centre

Prime Vision robots drive K-Parts logistics for scooter, moped and motorbike parts

SwipBox and Peak Technologies simplify duty-free airport shopping

Isitec International supports Tunisia Post’s e-commerce ambitions with parcel sorting solution

Blue Yonder completes Doddle acquisition

Amazon EV supplier Rivian opens up for other customers

Scania and sennder launch joint venture to drive electric truck adoption

AutoStore will automate more DHL Supply Chain warehouses

FORTNA and Geek+ partner for robotic warehousing solutions

Quadient signs up GLS for expanding French parcel locker network

SwipBox installs over 5,000 Infinity parcel lockers for DPD Polska

Open Pricer boosts DTDC India growth

Quadient wins more UK, France locker contracts

Fives boosts Posten Bring’s capacity in Sweden

Quadient to roll out 400 smart lockers at Auchan locations in France

SwipBox ships 40,000th parcel locker as firm’s global expansion continues

Newegg rolls out warehouse robotics solutions from Geek+

Fortna launches Last Mile Solution Center to optimize last mile operations

ShipStation and PULPO partner for connected e-commerce warehousing and shipping

FEATURE ARTICLE

2023 – A year of disruptions, challenges and changes

For most courier, express, parcel and postal operators, 2023 proved a challenging year marked by supply chain disruptions, weak demand and high costs. There were several high-profile changes in management and brands along with numerous cost reduction and restructuring programmes. This Review of 2023 looks back at some of the biggest news concerning the leading CEP companies in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. read more

EVENTS
Product Showcase
PEOPLE

Martin Reder is new trans-o-flex CEO

Martin Reder

German express logistics company trans-o-flex is moving closer to new parent company GEODIS with the appointment of experienced logistics manager Martin Reder as its new CEO.  read more

 

Posten Bring appoints Petter-Børre Furberg as new CEO

Petter-Børre Furberg

Petter-Børre Furberg has been appointed as the new CEO of Posten Bring AS from August, taking over from Tone Wille who is stepping down from the post.  read more

 

bpostgroup names new top executives

bpostgroup has appointed several new executives and changed the responsibilities of other top managers to strengthen its leadership team and reinforce its position in the parcels and e-logistics markets.  read more

 

Wolfgang Albeck steps down as trans-o-flex CEO

IDS names Michael Snape as new CFO

Michiel van Veen is new UPS BeNeLux chief

InPost appoints Javier van Engelen as CFO

Vincent Howard is new Biocair CEO

DHL Express names new Asia Pacific executives

Pedro Saura García becomes new President of Correos Spain

Walter Oblin will step up to Austrian Post CEO job

Alberto Navarro replaces Eric Dietz as Geopost’s Europe chief

Frédéric François is FedEx’s new VP Ground Operations Italy, Spain and Portugal

PostNord seeks new Sweden CEO as Krümmel departs

Mike Parra will head DHL Express in Europe

Kim Pedersen is new PostNord deputy CEO, Denmark and International chief

NEWS IN BRIEF

FedEx rolls out new-look e-cargo bikes in London

FedEx's new EAV e-cargo bike in London

FedEx Express Europe has introduced new-model e-cargo bikes to work alongside its vehicle pick-up and delivery fleet in Greater London.  read more

 

Swiss Post offers “Post Mobile” service with Salt

Swiss Post has developed the new “Post Mobile” service for private customers in a strategic partnership with the Swiss telecommunications company Salt.  read more

 

Chronopost renews Platinum certification from EcoVadis

Chronopost has once again seen an increase in its CSR rating after 14 years of steady progress.  read more

 

GLS and Radical Storage offer baggage storage in Spanish parcel shops

GLS Spain agreed a strategic partnership with Radical Storage, a leading luggage storage platform, to give users the opportunity to leave their luggage securely and conveniently at GLS Spain Parcel Shops.  read more

 

DHL Group remains one of the best global employers

FedEx is most admired delivery company

DPD wins the German App Award 2024

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