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Escher launches new retail and analytics solutions

Postal technology leader Escher this week unveiled new solutions offering postal operators more flexible retail operations, real-time data analysis and better cross-border shipping.

 

Electric vehicles start-up Arrival wins $118m investment from BlackRock

US equity fund giant BlackRock is betting on commercial electric vehicles with a $118 million investment in start-up manufacturer Arrival.

 

PUDOpoint Counters partners with ZigZag Global

PUDO has partnered with ZigZag Global to expand pick-up and drop-off locations and make returns more convenient for online shoppers across North America. 

 

Sitma Machinery supplies sorting systems to Poste Italiane

Sitma Machinery has supplied Poste Italiane with three sorting systems for different hubs to manage parcels for the e-commerce sector and improve their efficiency at both hardware and software level.

 

FarEye solutions enable positive customer experiences

E-commerce logistics software specialist FarEye has launched the eCommerce industry’s first experience loyalty solution, while hailing its successful postal and parcel customer partnerships.

 

Amazon presents Rivian electric delivery vehicle

Amazon has revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian, to support its Climate Pledge commitment to be net zero carbon by 2040.

 

Bringg partners with EasyPost to add top parcel carriers

ShipBob raises $68 million from SoftBank

Blue Yonder wins new customers for digital supply chain solutions

Cleveron tests robotic self-service kiosk

Warehouse robotics firm Exotec raises $90m for international expansion

Lowe’s will install Quadient lockers in US stores

Swipbox wins Posten Norge tender for Norway parcel locker network

 

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Whistl names new head of mail & parcel operations

British delivery management company Whistl has promoted Dave Twiddle to the new role of Director of Operations (Mail and Parcel Business).

 

UPS shakes up Europe management team

UPS has promoted Daniel Carrera, Ufku Akaltan, Tim Helsen, Michiel Van Veen, Britta Weber and Daniela Constantinescu to new managerial roles in Europe.

 

Ilias Simpson will head Radial and bpost North America

 

Bpost North America chief resigns

 

Jonathan Simpson-Dent becomes new Carousel Logistics CEO

 

Erik Caldwell heads XPO Logistics North America last-mile business

 

EXPERT OPINIONS

ETOEs can help Posts to profit from cross-border e-commerce

Jan Kooyman, co-founder of Hurricane Commerce, predicts that cross-border e-commerce will bounce back quickly from the coronavirus pandemic, with ETOEs helping postal operators to grow their business.  read more

 

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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