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Supplier News

MHS acquires TGW U.S. Conveyors business

International sorting technology specialist MHS is buying a U.S. conveyor system company to expand its capabilities to serve the fast-growing e-commerce industry. 


Metapack serves up HelloFresh deliveries

The world’s leading meal kit company, HelloFresh has chosen Metapack’s Delivery Manager solution to lead its shipping services across the UK, Germany and Austria.


Hurricane Commerce and ELI Holdings support Chinese cross-border e-commerce

Cross-border trade specialist Hurricane Commerce has joined forces with leading UK-China business organisation ELI Holdings to help Chinese companies involved in international eCommerce.


FedEx is launch customer for new GM electric vehicles business

General Motors has unveiled a new electric vehicles business named BrightDrop and secured FedEx as launch customer.


US retailer tests Cleveron parcel collection kiosk

Albertsons Companies is the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk from Cleveron.


Bringg partners with Uber for same-day deliveries

Norway Post buys 70 Maxus electric vans

JD Logistics improves warehousing with Zebra Technologies devices

Cleveron hails 2020 success stories

Daimler delivers FUSO eCanter trucks to PostNL

Pro Carrier uses Hurricane Commerce for complete cross-border eCommerce experience

Europcar and Mercedes-Benz lease e-vans to PostNord

Fashion brand Missguided ‘takes over’ InPost UK lockers

Hurricane Commerce wins An Post contract to improve cross-border parcel data quality

KEBA wins Iceland Post parcel locker contract

Smartmile promotes ‘green’ locker deliveries

Vanderlande delivers sorting technology to high-end retailer de Bijenkorf

Quadient achieves financial rebound

SwipBox wins more parcel locker orders as volumes soar over 50%

Bringg expands US delivery fleet through AxleHire partnership

Quadient wins packaging and locker contracts

Siemens optimises customer service with smart sensors and cloud technologies

Sitma introduces high performance packaging solution

FarEye improves contactless delivery for peak season

SwipBox wins DPD for Polish parcel locker network

Bringg digitalises customer delivery experience for SEKO Logistics

Descartes acquires Canadian ecommerce solutions platform ShipTrack

Drone start-up Volansi starts medical deliveries for Merck in rural North Carolina

Agility Robotics raises $20m to deploy humanoid robots

BEUMER Smart Glasses help customers solve technical problems

Smartmile expands carrier-neutral parcel lockers in Finland and the Netherlands

Blue Yonder expands Accenture partnership to speed cloud-based supply chain transformations

Locus robots reach 200 million units milestone

Quadient wins award and launches customer experience program

Escher launches new retail and analytics solutions

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

PUDOpoint Counters partners with ZigZag Global

Sitma Machinery supplies sorting systems to Poste Italiane




Product Showcase

Christian Schöninger is new GLS Austria chief

GLS has appointed Christian Schöninger as head of its Austrian subsidiary.


Posti names new CFO and Human Resources chief

Finnish postal group Posti has renewed its leadership team with Timo Karppinen appointed as CFO and Timo Koskinen as Senior Vice President, Human Resources.


Jean-Yves Gras is new Colissimo boss

Jean-Yves Gras has been appointed as Managing Director of La Poste’s Colissimo business as of January 1, 2021, to continue the growth of the B2C parcels unit which delivered 470 million parcels in 2020.


Mathias Krümmel heads PostNord Sweden


Wilfredo Ramos heads UPS Mexico and Latin America


UPS gives Darrell Ford and Charlene Thomas new roles


2021 will be a year of huge change for cross-border eCommerce

If 2020 was the year of the Coronavirus pandemic, for those involved in cross-border eCommerce trade 2021 will be the year of sweeping regulatory change, predicts Martin Palmer, Hurricane Commerce's Co-Founder and Chief Content & Compliance Officer. read more


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

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

Postal Hub Podcast

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