07 February 2023

DHL and Cainiao join forces in Poland: initial investment of EUR 60 million to build the largest out-of-home delivery network

To start, both partners will merge their existing parcel locker networks, so that consumers get immediate and seamless access to the offerings of DHL and Cainiao. Partnership addresses the growth...

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18 November 2022

Bad product information makes 53% shop elsewhere

Correct product information is important in online shopping, according to 94 percent of consumers. Compared to last year, this is an 11 percent growth. A lack of good product information even makes 53...

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16 November 2022

Europeans shop online for 340 euros a month

Most Europeans shop online every week or more, spending an average of over 340 euros a month. They mostly buy fashion, pay for bills or order food. One in three purchases is made crossborder. Ireland,...

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10 November 2022

Omniva installed its 1,000th parcel machine

Omniva’s 1,000th parcel machine in the Baltics was opened yesterday in Vilnius. The new parcel machine is part of the expansion and renewal of the company’s network, as part of which, a total...

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10 November 2022

EU plans to cut ecommerce packaging waste

The European Commission is working on new laws to reduce packaging waste. The plans include cutting down on empty space in ecommerce parcels as well as an increase in reusable packaging.  A draft of...

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31 October 2022

PostNL opens up parcel lockers

PostNL will give other carriers access to its parcel lockers in the course of 2023, meaning that consumers will be able to collect and send parcels from various carriers using a PostNL parcel locker....

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21 October 2022

Omniva parcel machine network to be revamped

Omniva is investing in its network and this year and next year a total of 267 parcel machines will be replaced and installed across the Baltics. ‘Omniva has the largest network across the Balti...

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25 July 2022

Omniva is the first postal operator to open a hub in Central Asia

In September, Omniva will open an international hub in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan for accepting and sorting cross border e-commerce parcels. Omniva is the first postal operator to open a hub in Central Asia....

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19 May 2022

Purchases from AliExpress will now reach the Omniva parcel machine of your choosing

As a new opportunity, when you make a purchase from AliExpress, you have the opportunity to immediately select the nearest Omniva parcel machine to receive your goods. Omniva’s wide network of...

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06 April 2022

Cross-border ecommerce worth €171 billion

Cross-border ecommerce in Europe was worth 171.2 billion euros in 2021. This is a growth of 17 percent when compared to the year before. European online businesses generated a cross-border revenue of...

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28 March 2022

Deutsche Post DHL and DB to deploy 800 Packstations at German train stations

Deutsche Post DHL and the German railway operator Deutsche Bahn plan to set up around 800 new DHL Packstation parcel terminals at train stations a Foto: DB AG / Oliver Lang ll over Germany by t...

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02 February 2022

Survey: Growth of e-commerce in Finland will stem from Finland and neighboring regions in the future

China’s popularity fading In recent years, Chinese online stores have been occupying the top positions in online shopping across the world. Now the role of EU countries has strengthened and Chi...

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26 January 2022

New Record high: Austrian Post Group Transported Close To Half A Billion Parcels In 2021

217 Million Parcels In Turkey Alone - 16% Increase Overall For CEE Subsidiaries Austrian Post transported a record number of parcels in 2021, but not only in Austria itself. On balance, the Austr...

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19 January 2022

All-time record: Swiss Post handles more than 200 million parcels in a single year for the first time

Swiss Post staff processed 202.1 million parcels in 2021, which is a new record in the company’s history. Compared with the previous year, it represents a 9.6 percent increase in parcel volumes...

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17 January 2022

Growth potential for ecommerce in Nordics

The Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden were very early adopters of the internet and have a highly developed digital infrastructure. Online shopping is very common in the Nordics,...

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