Category Archives: Apex Insight News

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.

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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Apex Insight launches Global Parcel Locker Systems Market Report

A new report from Apex Insight shows that the value of the market for parcel lockers worldwide is now in excess of $750 million and is set for strong growth ...

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Amazon builds air cargo hub in Cincinnati

Amazon has begun building a $1.49bn air cargo hub near Cincinnati, Ohio where it plans to schedule more than 200 flight departures and landings a day. While Amazon announced the ...

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Wing takes on Amazon?

In the face of Amazon’s onslaught into the delivery and logistics sector, one France based startup is looking to stem the tide. Wing offers a delivery service to small and ...

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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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IATA – 20% drop in trade post Brexit

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has indicated in a preliminary report that UK passenger numbers are set to fall between 3-5%, and that the hit to the UK economy ...

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DHL tests Baxter and Sawyer robots

DHL is exploring how to use Baxter and Sawyer robots in its warehouses. These smart robots will be involved in co-packing and other tasks such as assembly, kitting, packaging and ...

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FedEx TNT merger plans

Management at FedEx have announced their integration plans with TNT. FedEx Chief Financial Officer Alan Graf said, “We have a solid integration plan that we are in the process of ...

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