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COVID-19: B2B down, B2C up, but then down – what is the overall impact on parcel delivery?

It’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the parcels industry, but what exactly has the impact been?  In the last couple of weeks, views of ...

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UPS and FedEx announce identical rate rises in the US market. Again.

FedEx has just announced its rate increase for US parcels customers for 2019, and once again, it and UPS are introducing identical rate rises for their core ground services, at ...

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Cargo bike services rapidly gaining traction, investment and government backing

A PedalMe bike loaded up with cargo (Photo: Euston Food Bank) While the press likes to talk about drone deliveries, a visit to the ‘Freight in the City’ Exhibition in ...

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Apex Insight client reviews shows high satisfaction with report quality and value-for-money

At Apex Insight, we enjoy speaking to clients who use our reports. Anyone who buys from us is entitled to have a conference call to discuss the report and ask ...

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Global parcel delivery market approaches $350bn

Apex Insight’s latest report: Global Parcel Delivery Market Insight 2018 reveals that the global parcels market was almost US$350bn in 2017, up from just over US$310bn in 2016. Asia Pacific ...

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European parcels market reaches €60bn – latest Apex Insight research

Our latest report, European Parcels: Market Insight 2017, reveals that the European parcels market reached €60bn in 2016 having grown in recent years despite sluggish economic performance in much of ...

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UK C2X parcels market reaches 350m items in 2016

Parcels sent by consumers and micro-SMEs represent a growth area with nearly 350m sent in the UK in 2016, or about one per adult every two months. The C2X segment ...

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Global Postal Operators Benchmarking Report & Rankings

Apex Insight has just published a new report – Global Postal Operators 2016 – Benchmarking of Performance, Strategy and Diversification – along with its 2016 Post Office Rankings The report ...

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Apex Insight supports acquisition of P2P Mailing by The Delivery Group / Next Wave Partners

P2P Mailing, based in Basildon, is a leading provider of international e-commerce delivery services, enabling UK retailers to deliver to overseas customers cost-effectively. NextWave Partners is a UK mid-market private ...

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Apex Insight advises Sovereign on Dalepak logistics deal

Dalepak, based in Northampton, is a leading provider of value-added logistics and e-fulfilment services, serving customers in beauty products, giftware and other sectors. Sovereign Capital is a leading UK mid-market ...

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