Category Archives: Transport / Logistics Services

Doddle to expand its reach

Doddle is to offer new services and expand to new areas in the next 12 months. The Runner service currently enables people to have an item delivered within an hour ...

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Irish An Post postal service hit by strike for fourth day

Contractors concerned with the operation of sorting machines have downed tools for a fourth day today, stopping Irish postal services through An Post. The company has asked people in Ireland ...

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11 new companies join Amazon Dash programme

11 new device makers have joined the Amazon Dash Replenishment Service (DRS) programme. This is a system where, when the customer is about to run out of a product they ...

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DHL Global Forwarding appoints new Sub Saharan Africa chief

DHL Global Forwarding has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer for Sub Saharan Africa. Daniella de Pauw will be based in Johannesburg and will be responsible for driving the business’s ...

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PostNL to continue investment in Italian Nexive

Dutch postal operator PostNL is to continue its investment in Italian delivery company Nexive. The company has been reviewing its international investments as part of a wider programme to rationalise ...

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Pošta Slovenije buys Mladinska knjiga Založba logistics network

Slovenian postal operator Pošta Slovenije has bought the logistics arm of the publisher Mladinska knjiga Založba (MKZ) for €13 million. The postal operator has made the purchase as part of ...

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Twitter launches Buy Now Button

In an attempt to compete with Facebook’s ‘social shopping’ medium, Twitter has launched a ‘Buy Now’ button that is now available to US retailers. Though one of the world’s biggest ...

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Royal Mail gets day off when Boxing Day falls on a Saturday

Postal regulator Ofcom has agreed to allow Royal Mail not to fulfil its Universal Service Obligation (USO) when Boxing Day (26th of December) falls on a Saturday. Royal Mail will ...

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PostNL could lose €30-€50 million due to ACM decision

After the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets fined Dutch postal service PostNL for charging private postal companies extra for using the national postal service’s network, the postal service has ...

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Royal Mail to hire 19,000 temporary staff over Christmas

As the seasonal shopping and postal rush kicks in, Royal Mail is to hire 19,000 temporary staff to meet the increased demand this Christmas. The peak of the temporary work ...

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