USPS finances serious but solvable

US Postmaster General Megan J Brennan told a Senate Committee hearing that the financial situation of the United States Postal Service is “very serious but solvable.” Brennan told the US Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, “We can return to financial stability through the enactment of prudent legislative reform and a favorable resolution of ...

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The Uberification of deliveries?

As the black cab has suffered on London’s streets due to the march of online taxi ordering service Uber, so couriers need to worry about what international parcels broker ParcelHero ...

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iForce reports double digit growth

UK supply chain management company iForce has reported a 57.8% increase in growth in the number of items it picked for customers of its retail clients in 2015 by comparison ...

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Hermes to build new super hub

Parcel delivery company Hermes has announced it is to build a £31 million automated parcel distribution hub in Rugby, Warks. This will be the biggest single investment the company has ...

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Royal Mail “fully met” peak season goals

National postal operator Royal Mail has reported its trading performance for the nine months to 27 December 2015 “fully met” expectations. Chief Executive Officer of Royal Mail Moya Greene said, ...

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Amazon works into Barcelona

Online giant Amazon is reported to be setting up a delivery depot in the centre of Barcelona as well as a major regional distribution centre near the city’s airport according ...

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Aldi takes steps into home delivery

Discount German grocers Aldi have launched their UK home delivery service and for now at least will only deliver wine by the case. One in 13 bottles of wine drunk ...

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Cross border ecommerce the way forward?

Most people who have begun trading in e-commerce find that the business respects no borders and sooner or later, most of them will have at least some cross border ecommerce ...

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Cognito IQ raises multimillion equity package

Cloud based provider of mobile workforce management solutions, Cognito IQ has announced that it has raised new £ multimillion equity funding from its existing shareholders to continue its growth drive. ...

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European Parliament supports digital single market

The European Parliament has passed a resolution that aims to support the European digital single market. With a vote of 5510 to 88 with 39 abstentions, the European Parliament cals ...

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