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04 June 2019

DHL report reveals: e-Commerce will have a significant impact on how companies will shape their transport strategies in the future

The DHL survey found out that the impact of e-commerce on markets, in general, and ground transportation in particular, varies by region. 65% of the respondents identified the exponential growt...

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21 May 2019

Royal Mail to Introduce 1,400 Parcel Postboxes across UK

Royal Mail is introducing the UK’s first ever parcel postboxes in locations across the UK. This follows a successful trial in 2018, and 1,400 parcel postboxes will be rolled out in total. Royal M...

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02 May 2019

Omniva will direct international parcel flow to its automated network

This spring, Omniva will open up its parcel terminals to international shipments. Testing of the long-awaited solution will be started in April, and international parcels will start to be more extensi...

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21 March 2019

PostNord and SwipBox to carry out pilot project with digital parcel boxes in close proximity to homes

As a result of the explosive increase in e-commerce deliveries, PostNord recognizes the need for delivery solutions that have the capacity to handle the expectations of e-commerce customers regarding...

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13 March 2019

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Austrian Post enter into a long-term partnership to accelerate parcel business

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world's leading provider of mail and logistics services, has entered into a long-term partnership with Austrian Post. Under the agreement, Austrian Post will deliver parce...

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27 February 2019

Plenty of potential for growth in Finns’ use of online stores

Finnish consumers are willing to pay more for eco-friendly delivery and packaging materials The share of Finns who shop online actively (once a month or more often) was 59% (+5 percentage points)....

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10 January 2019

Correos sent over 106 million parcels in 2018

Correos, the national postal service of Spain, has distributed more than 106 million packages in 2018. This represents an increase of 61 percent compared to the total amount of packages it managed dur...

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24 December 2018

PostNL expects to deliver 50 million parcels in November and December

Mail deliverers, sorters, truck drivers and parcel deliverers at PostNL turned in a top performance in the festive period. Mail deliverers have delivered millions of Christmas cards and almost 212.000...

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14 December 2018

Record number of parcels for bpost during the end-of-year holiday period

Be it an ideal outfit for New Year’s Eve or gifts to put under the tree, all are increasingly shopped online, and bpost delivers at home or at a pick-up point, as selected. Last year, bpost had a...

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13 December 2018

Posti hits a new record with 1.3 million parcels last week

Posti’s record-high parcel volumes indicate that Finns were utilizing the attractive seasonal discounts of Finnish and foreign online stores.

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09 November 2018

Finnish consumers expect online stores to offer fast and free deliveries, and returns

More than four out of five Finnish online shoppers mention free deliveries (83%), free returns (84%), a straightforward return process (86%) and delivery speed (85%) as important considerations in cho...

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08 October 2018

Royal Mail launches app to help consumers manage deliveries

Royal Mail has launched a new mobile app to help consumers manage their deliveries more effectively. Customers will be able to use a reference number to check the progress of their deliveries, and...

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27 September 2018

German e-commerce association wants more letterbox deliveries

Bevh, the German association of ecommerce and mail order, wants to have more online orders delivered to home letterboxes. It will work closer together with VDBF, the association of the German envelope...

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05 September 2018

Online shopping in the UK rises nine per cent YOY

UK online shoppers make 87 per cent of their retail* purchases online, up from 80 per cent last year, according to Royal Mail’s annual UK report. The proportion of money being spent online* has inc...

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02 August 2018

Tickets and perfumes are bought from web stores, groceries and medication from conventional stores

According to an e-commerce research by Kantar Emor, the most popular selling items of web stores include concert, movie and theatre tickets, perfume products and electronics, while groceries, medicati...

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