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28 May 2020

Royal Mail – What has the nation been ordering under lockdown

New Royal Mail research reveals what exactly the nation has been having delivered during lockdown, as nearly half (45%) of UK adults have been receiving more parcel deliveries since measures began....

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25 May 2020

57% of Europeans shop online more than ever

Europe has turned into a continent of online shoppers during the corona crisis. Since the beginning of the current contact restrictions, 57 percent of European consumers shop online more than ever. Ab...

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22 May 2020

E-commerce continues to grow rapidly: Posti will soon have 2,000 parcel lockers

Posti is responding to the strong growth of e-commerce by greatly extending its parcel locker network. Over the summer, the number of Posti parcel lockers will increase by over a hundred to 2,000. Pos...

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22 May 2020

Almost half of UK adults have been receiving more parcels during the coronavirus pandemic

New Royal Mail research reveals the full extent of Britain’s online shopping habits during lockdown, as nearly half (45%) of UK adults have been receiving more parcel deliveries since measures began...

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22 May 2020

An Post commits €2m funding and expertise for Irish SMEs

Direct Mail fund worth €1m for 1000 SMEs to market their business across Ireland, Discounted Prices for the Covid-19 period, starting with 25% discount on parcels Dedicated eCommerce advic...

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05 May 2020

Posti – Cash on Delivery makes consumer-to-consumer e-commerce more secure

According to a questionnaire conducted by Posti, Finns are shopping more online as a result of the coronavirus emergency. This has also caused an increase in the number of used items being sold a...

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28 April 2020

Omniva cooperates with Bolt on home delivery of parcels from post office

Omniva and Bolt launched a pilot project to test parcel delivery using the ride-hailing platform as couriers. The pilot project will run for two weeks, during which Bolt will deliver parcels from Nurm...

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17 April 2020

Postal survey: Almost a fifth of Finns increased online shopping during the interest rate crisis

Almost a fifth of Finns say they have increased their online purchases during the state of emergency caused by the corona, according to a survey commissioned by Posti from Kantar TNS. 18-34-year-olds...

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08 April 2020

Swiss Post, retail, logistics and social partners work together to maintain parcel provision in Switzerland

People can no longer go to shops to buy all the products they want. They have to stay at home and shop online. Since the beginning of the crisis, online retail has experienced an enormous increas...

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25 February 2020

Posti acquires the Swedish logistics company Aditro Logistics

As part of Posti’s strategy, Posti is strengthening its presence in Sweden and Norway by acquiring Aditro Logistics, one of the leading contract logistics companies in the Nordics​. The acquisitio...

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05 February 2020

Posti Group – Survey: More than half of Finns make online purchases once a month – the number of weekly online purchases is expected to multiply in coming years

More than half of Finns (57%) made online purchases once a month or more often last year. Only 7% of online shoppers in Finland buy online once a week on average, while the corresponding figure in...

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03 January 2020

Omniva delivered one and half million parcels to clients during the Christmas month

The most popular day for receiving parcels turned out to be 18 December, when nearly 90,000 people received a shipment. Omniva operations manager Kristi Unt said that this year’s peak parcel-send...

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02 January 2020

Royal Mail Takeback Thursday: Returns expected to increase by 72 per cent on first working day of the year

On Thursday 2 January 2020 – Takeback Thursday – returns of online purchases are predicted to increase by 72 per cent compared to the average number of return parcels per day in December, accordin...

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11 December 2019

An Post’s new €15m Global Parcel Hub opens in Dublin

EU Trade Commissioner, Phil Hogan, opens new “Gateway for global e-Commerce” New parcel hub handles 1 million Black Friday/Cyber Monday parcels and more than 120,000 parcels per day. Tod...

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11 December 2019

Royal Mail reveals the UK’s Online Shopping Hotspots for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

Royal Mail today reveals the top ten areas where shoppers made the most online purchases over the course of Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. Bargain hunters and office workers in Central Londo...

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