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Apex Insight is an independent provider of research, analysis and consulting services covering business services markets in the UK and Europe. Other recent work has covered markets including Waste Management, Vehicle Leasing, Outsourced Contact Centres, TV Production, Express Parcels, Facilities Management and Consumer Debt Purchase.

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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Australia Post: online shopping massive growth

The number of online purchases in Australia grew by 17.2% between 2018 and 2019 according to new research by Australia Post. Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw 31.6% growth in ...

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Parcel delivery barges in London and other major cities?

Barges are already widely used for parcel delivery in Venice, Amsterdam and other cities with extensive canal networks and narrow, crowded roads (or none at all in the case of ...

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Same day delivery is being adopted by more UK retailers – why do most continue not to?

Retailers increasingly feel the need to match the same day delivery standards set by Amazon. Amazon offers same day delivery of over one million items to several urban centres around ...

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CES – autonomous hub-and-spoke?

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) shone a light on parts of the future of autonomous delivery with autonomous hub-and-spoke being the really newsworthy concept this year. There were vans, delivery ...

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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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Cleveron to enter UK market

Nordic click & collect software and robotics specialists Cleveron have announced that they are preparing to enter the UK and Ireland market. While Cleveron acknowledge that the UK has a ...

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CILT hits out at government air quality plans

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has hit out at government’s plans to ban petrol and diesel cars as being ‘weak and timid’ given what the CILT says ...

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ShipBob raises $17.5m Series B funding

US e-commerce shipping and fulfilment business ShipBob has raised $17.5 million in a Series B round led by Bain Capital. According to ShipBob, it will use the money on hiring ...

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