Royal Mail offers to redeploy non-driving staff to driving roles

Royal Mail has announced it is to recruit 464 LGV drivers from existing, non-driving staff in response to the rapidly growing demand for parcels. The postal operator has offered to redeploy staff in other Royal Mail jobs who hold an existing LGV license to help reduce its reliance on agency drivers. If the staff lack ...

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USPS to use CaseMail NFT postage labels

The US Postal Service (USPS) has certified CaseMail’s blockchain generated e-postage labels for use in its network. The e-postage labels use non-fungible token (NHF) mail technology. This is the world’s ...

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Amazon opens 3 new depots in Italy

Amazon has announced it is to open three new delivery depots in Italy in autumn, ahead of the 2021 peak season. The new depots in Vicenza, Treviso and Riese in ...

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ETrak to use Hurricane Commerce for DDP solution

Parcel Monkey’s delivery management system ETrak has announced it is using postal software suppliers Hurricane Commerce’s Aura API for a Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) solution for cross border e-commerce. The ...

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GLS Belgium opens new delivery depot

Royal Mail-owned GLS Belgium has opened a new delivery depot in Wijnegem that is to handle deliveries into Antwerp. Capable of processing up to 10,500 parcels a day, the 5,735 ...

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Siemens supports businesses into electrifying fleets

Electronics giant Siemens is helping major businesses reduce their carbon emissions by switching to electric commercial vehicles. It is estimated that HGVs, vans and trucks are responsible for 22% of ...

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DPDgroup shows online shopping changes across Europe

DPDgroup has released its 2021 e-shopper barometer report that analyses changes in e-commerce. This year the pandemic has had a particular impact on European online shopping habits. One of the ...

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Spring offsets parcels’ carbon emissions

PostNL owned international mail and parcels operator Spring has launched a new carbon neutral shipping initiative. The carbon emissions for every letter, packet and parcels carried by Spring will be ...

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Cleveron to make autonomous delivery robots

Parcel locker specialists, Estonia based Cleveron has unveiled an autonomous last mile delivery robot. This is the first last mile delivery robot to be granted a license to operate on ...

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Seven Senders raises €32m in Series C investment round

Berlin based parcel delivery platform Seven Senders has raised €32 million in Series C funding. The funding round was led by Digital+ Partners and supported by btov. Apex Insight carried ...

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