Category Archives: Transport / Logistics Services

DHL Freight wins Toyota Material Handling Europe contract

DHL Freight is to move around 90,000 tonnes of equipment for Toyota Material Handling Europe in a deal struck yesterday. The contract involves moving racking and other equipment from suppliers ...

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Amazon to build new logistics centre in Germany

A new logistics centre is to be built by Amazon Germany in Werne, in 2016. The online giant already has a logistics centre in the city but the site and ...

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National Newspaper Association supports USPS iPost Act

With complaints about postal deliveries to rural towns reaching a cacophony in recent years due to cuts to USPS infrastructure, the National Newspaper Association (NNA) has leant its support to ...

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Over half of UK goods of over £20 are bought online according to Savvy

UK based retail marketing agency Savvy has released research that suggests that more than half of items costing £20 or more are now being bought online. The survey suggested that ...

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China Post and Russian Post to strengthen cooperation

With 80% of international mail entering Russia coming from the People’s Republic of China, the two countries’ postal services have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation. Mail will now be ...

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Apex Insight comment on the ParcelLock shared parcel locker network: could it work in the UK?

By Frank Proud The recent announcement by DPD, GLS and Hermes that they are collaborating to develop the ParcelLock shared parcel locker network, a joint venture in Germany, was intriguing. ...

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FedEx Cares week mobilises 10,000 staff around the world

Over 10,000 FedEx staff from around the world will volunteer nearly 55,000 hours as volunteers for community and environmental projects as part of the 11th annual FedEx Cares Week. The ...

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Partially privatize the USPS?

Brookings Institute scholar Elaine Kamarck has called for a partial privatization of the USPS. The business, which is neither a public or private body, is making vast losses due to ...

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Amazon signs MoU with UKTI to help SMEs grow international e-commerce sales

Online shopping giant Amazon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UK government’s international business support organization UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) to support small and medium enterprises ...

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DHL delivers for Rugby World Cup

Official Logistics Partner of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, DHL, has been delivering the goods for all the teams involved. Whether moving all the teams’ gear and freight – 48.2 ...

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