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24 February 2021

Posti to open Europe’s largest Parcel Locker in Helsinki

The largest Parcel Locker in Europe will open on Friday, March 12, in the Munkkivuori shopping center. The current, large parcel locker space will be turned into an OmaPosti kiosk and the number of lo...

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17 February 2021

Posti continues its renewal and invests over €100 million in growth: parcels and flows of goods are at the core of the new strategy

To accelerate strategy execution and improve customer experience, Posti will invest over €100 million to develop parcel and e-commerce competencies and to strengthen its delivery network. In additio...

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04 January 2021

Takeback Monday: Returns expected to increase by 63 per cent on first working day of the year

Takeback Monday – returns of online purchases are predicted to increase by 63 per cent compared to the average number of return parcels per day in December, according to Royal Mail*. Takeback Monday...

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03 December 2020

Posti set an all-time record in parcel volumes – the Christmas season got off to a brisk start on Black Friday

Posti handled a record number of parcels last week: a total of 1.5 million parcels. The previous weekly record was set during the Christmas week last year. Posti’s Christmas season has started earli...

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03 December 2020

Record An Post Parcel Volumes exceeding 3m Per Week

An Post’s e-Commerce Backbone handling “spectacular volumes” in run up to Black Friday Customers urged to post as early as possible, especially for International destinations An Post s...

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30 November 2020

Deutsche Post equals its own record in parcel delivery volumes

Deutsche Post has already shipped 1.6 billion parcels in Germany this year, breaking last year's record even before the hot phase of the Christmas business. Deutsche Post expects a year-on-year increa...

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25 November 2020

Norway Post is increasing the number of parcel delivery points substantially

Norway Post makes it easier to pick up e-commerce packages: When Black Friday arrives, Norway Post will have over 1,700 delivery points. There are over 130 more drop-off points than at the same time...

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17 November 2020

Deutsche Post DHL will set up around 6,000 additional Packstations (parcel lockers) for its customers by 2023

The company is thus doubling the number of vending machines from currently over 6,000 to around 12,000 Packstations. According to Tobias Meyer, Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DH...

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13 November 2020

Latvijas Pasts launches modern processing and sorting equipment

Twice as many items will be processed twice as fast Latvijas Pasts has launched the first fully automated item weighing, scanning, measuring and sorting equipment, concluding the implementation o...

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03 November 2020

46% of online Christmas shoppers will increase their online festive shopping this year

Research conducted by  UK delivery management company Whistl, looking at online shopping behaviour in the UK found that 46% of those who bought online for Christmas 2019 plan to increase their onlin...

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27 October 2020

Internetstores chose Posti as its Finnish logistics partner

Posti and the German Internetstores online store Group have signed a cooperation agreement for deliveries in Finland. Thanks to the agreement and since the spring, Posti has been delivering products s...

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20 October 2020

Lockdown fuels rise in start-ups as entrepreneurial brits drive ecommerce boom

Lockdown had the unexpected side effect of giving rise to a leap in the number of new companies being formed in the UK, with ecommerce delivery start-ups leading the pack, according to a new study com...

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28 September 2020

Cross-border ecommerce Europe worth €143 billion

Cross-border ecommerce in Europe was worth 143 billion euros in 2019. And 59 percent of this market, 84 billion euros, is generated by online marketplaces. Amazon accounts for 22 percent of the mark...

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16 September 2020

New Royal Mail research gives a fascinating insight into the deliveries that Brits have received during lockdown, and what we will be ordering in future.

New Royal Mail research reveals the items that the nation has been ordering online during lockdown; with clothing, drinks and plants emerging as some of the most popular products delivered to British...

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02 September 2020

Swiss Post acquires notime AG

On 28 August 2020, Swiss Post acquired all shares in notime AG, having previously been the majority shareholder. By doing so, Swiss Post has strengthened its position in the growing same-day delivery...

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