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Colis Prive takes step toward IPO

French last mile delivery company Colis Prive took its first step towards flotation on the Stockmarket with the regulators in France approving its initial public offering (IPO) document. This is ...

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AEO and ShopRunner offer same-day fashion delivery

US fashion retailer American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) has extended the reach of its same day delivery offering to 50 cities through FedEx-owned ShopRunner. The two companies started the same-day delivery ...

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Hermes UK and Ford test ‘driverless’ delivery van

Hermes UK and Ford are testing the concept of autonomous vehicle delivery in the UK. This is part of the Ford European Self-Driving Vehicle Research Programme. The two week trial ...

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Walmart invests in DroneUp

US retail giant has made an investment in US drone delivery company DroneUp for an undisclosed sum as it seeks new ways of becoming more competitive with its delivery solutions. ...

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New investment round values Bringg at $1 billion

Delivery and fulfilment cloud platform provider Bringg has closed a US$100 million Series E investment round led by Insight Partners with seven other existing investors including Salesforce Ventures. The money ...

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Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust trials riverboat deliveries

Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust is trialling daily riverboat deliveries in London to help reduce its carbon emissions. A three month proof of concept trial is to take place ...

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Clare Bottle made CEO of UK Warehousing Association

Clare Bottle is to be the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) CEO effective 1st July. She joins the association from Coca-Cola Europacific Partners where she was Associate Director of Warehousing and ...

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FedEx trials Nuro delivery robots

After a small pilot, FedEx has agreed a multi-year, multi-phase test programme of Nuro ground delivery robots. Autonomous delivery robotics firm Nuro and FedEx did a pilot of the delivery ...

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Japan Post working on drone mail delivery

In part due to issues with recruitment of new staff, Japan Post has announced plans to have a mail drone delivery operation by 2023. The postal operator is working with ...

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Walgreens customers can order through UberEats app

US Walgreens customers can now order Walgreens products directly through the UberEats platform as the retail giant and same-day delivery giant expand their cooperation. Until now, Walgreens customers ordered from ...

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