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MHS launches robotics division

MHS, a single-source provider of material handling automation and software solutions, has launched a dedicated robotics division spun off from its research and development organization. 

 

Siemens launches real-time Parcel Data Hub

Siemens Logistics has developed Parcel Data Hub, a central platform that breaks up data silos caused by various sorting equipment and IT systems in parcel sorting facilities.

 

InPost reaches 13,000 lockers with solar-powered APM

InPost has deployed its 13,000th automated parcel machine (APM) in Poland with its first-ever solar-powered locker as it expands its sustainable logistics solutions.

 

Smartmile launches ‘one tree per parcel’ sustainable locker

Parcel locker company Smartmile is launching its most sustainable Automated Parcel Machine (APM) yet with a ‘one tree per parcel’ initiative in collaboration with long-term partner Eden Reforestation Projects.

 

Quadient sells e-commerce packaging business

French technology group Quadient will dispose of its small e-commerce packaging business as part of its strategic focus on high-growth markets such as parcel lockers and digital solutions.

 

Zebra Technologies snaps up Fetch Robotics for $290m

Mobile computing group Zebra Technologies will spend $290 million to fully acquire warehouse robotics start-up Fetch Robotics to broaden its portfolio in the booming e-commerce fulfilment market. 

 

Shippit signs FedEx, Janio, Qxpress delivery deals

Drone delivery operator Zipline takes off with $250m funding

InPost wins northern England city lockers contract

E-logistics platform ShipBob raises $200m

Austrian Post deploys Prime Vision’s automated parcel sorting solution at its 10th hub

Berkshire Grey rolls out new e-commerce fulfilment robotsSendle raises $35m for U.S. expansion

Bringg raises $100m to reach unicorn valuation

Hurricane Commerce supports Emirates Post’s e-commerce expansion strategy

Prime Vision and Solution Net Systems provide innovative sorting robots in the US

HEMA improves omnichannel fulfilment with Blue Yonder technology

SEKO selects Hurricane as global cross-border data partner

BEUMER launches new pouch system for online fashion retailers

Pitney Bowes launches ParcelPoint smart lockers

Quadient wins Pickup order for 1,500 lockers in France

Poste Italiane orders 1,744 Opel Corsa-e electric cars

EasyPost ships one billion packages

Prime Vision offers Stamp Free digital postage solution

Siemens Logistics will upgrade Deutsche Post international postal centre

Metapack enables precise deliveries through what3words location technology

FarEye raises $100m to expand delivery management platform

Estafeta uses Open Pricer platform as volumes boom

ParcelLab raises $112m for growth

Swedish parcel locker operator Instabox acquires Dutch same-day firm Red je Pakketje

Vanderlande supplies sorting systems for new PostNord sites in Finland

Voltia delivers 30 Nissan e-vans to DPD Slovakia

InPost invests in Polish network

Panasonic buys Blue Yonder for $7.1bn

BringgGreen helps retailers cut CO2 emissions

ETrak selects Hurricane Commerce solution

Danes can return parcels through SwipBox parcel locker network

BEUMER buys majority stake in logistics technology start-up

Fives updates mobile robot sorter GENI-Ant

InPost launches label-free returns solution

Demand surges for Bringg’s Delivery Hub

InPost will install 60 more lockers at London public transport stations

Quadient offers residential lockers in France

Prime Vision integrates Hurricane Commerce cross-border data solutions

Arrival will make UPS electric vans in $41m Charlotte micro-factory

Beumer, T-Systems secure big Deutsche Post DHL contracts

Cleveron launches small parcel terminal for PUDOs and stores

Fives delivers DHL Malpensa sorting system

Tax refund company Global Blue acquires returns management platform ZigZag Global

MHS and HAI ROBOTICS offer “goods-to-person” robotic solutions in North America

Escher launches new Track & Trace and Last-Mile Delivery solutions

Quadient nearly doubles US parcel locker network surpassing 13,000 units worldwide in 2020

Lenton Group selects Hurricane Commerce’s Duty and Tax calculator for global shipments

DHL tests Volvo electric truck to cut emissions

Locus Robotics raises $150m in Series E funding

Royal Mail installs Trimble Telemetry for better driving and fewer emissions

Fives wins PostNord, DHL, Austrian Post contracts

Posten Norge drives ahead with MAN electric truck

MHS invests in new Kentucky production facility

Starship picks up $17m funding after 1 million deliveries

Zebra Technologies launches new mobile computer for couriers and other workers

Open Pricer digitalises Aramex pricing

 

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Stéphanie Berlioz appointed Director of Financial Operations at La Poste

Stéphanie Berlioz has been appointed as La Poste Group’s new Director of Financial Operations from 1 July, 2021.

 

Dirk Tirez gets bpost CEO job

Dirk Tirez has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of bpost after several months in the position on an interim basis. 

 

Harld Peters heads Lineage Logistics Europe

Long-serving UPS executive Harald Peters will join fast-growing food logistics company Lineage Logistics as head of its Europe business, which has been bolstered by two recent acquisitions

 

Anna Klinskova becomes Managing Director at DHL Express Russia

Anna Klinskova has been appointed as Managing Director at DHL Express Russia with effect from today (July 1, 2021), taking charge of the company’s business development in the country.

 

Viviane Reichert-Brown gains extra Hermes management role

Hermes France CEO Viviane Reichert-Brown will expand her responsibilities by joining the Management Board of Hermes Einrichtungs Service, Otto Group’s 2-man handling service in Germany, as of July 1.

 

Dirk Reich joins Swiss Post board

 

Thomas Creuzberger is new Movianto CEO

 

Ansi Arumeel joins InPost locker supplier Retail Robotics

 

Bob Kanuga is new UPS Healthcare Logistics EVP

 

Alastair Westgarth will steer Starship delivery robots

 

Paul Coutts quits as SingPost CEO

 

The UPS Store names female boss

 

Parcels expert Roger Morris joins cargo drone firm Dronamics

Elaine Kerr is new DPD UK CEO

USPS names Douglas Tulino as Deputy Postmaster General

Aramex appoints Othman Aljeda as new CEO

Frank Jørgensen is new UPS Germany chief

Paul Graham will be new Australia Post Group CEO

Mart Mägi will be new Omniva CEO

Dirk Tirez is interim bpost CEO

UPS promotes Daniel Carrera to Europe president

Brody Buhler will become Escher CEO

 

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