EC gives unconditional go ahead to FedEx / TNT deal

The European Commission (EC) has given unconditional approval to the takeover bid by FedEx of the Dutch international delivery company TNT. While this is seen as one of the biggest hurdles to get the deal there are still some countries’ antitrust commissions that have yet to give the go ahead. China’s recently created competition authority ...

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Palletways launches Sign On Screen system

European logistics company Palletways has launched its ‘Sign on Screen’ system that should significantly streamline the process of signing for goods by customers of the business. This sign on screen ...

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Amazon delivery network in Germany?

It has been reported that Amazon is looking to set up an in house delivery network in Germany. With some companies’ parcel volumes from Amazon being as high as 35% ...

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Amazon secret European air cargo flights?

More evidence is emerging that Amazon is planning to run a global air freight service, cutting out international air freight companies such as UPS, DHL and FedEx/TNT. The Evening Standard ...

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Transparency in delivery core to keeping clients?

A study by US analysts Retail Systems Research has suggested that transparency is one of the most important factors in staying on good form with customers. The report, Home Delivery: ...

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Etihad Rail signs MoU with Ceva Logistics

The UAE railway operator Etihad Rail has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with international supply chain management firm Ceva Logistics. Ceva Logistics will be provided with a cost effective and ...

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John Lewis sees 21% increase in online sales

Department store and grocery chain John Lewis saw a 21% increase in online sales during the festive period. This offset somewhat disappointing sales results for the high street shops as ...

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An Post national roll out of Delivery Boxes imminent

Irish postal operator An Post is to roll out the use of Delivery Boxes across the whole of the Republic of Ireland after a successful pilot of the idea. Delivery ...

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Electio – national sales manager appointment

Delivery management platform Electio, part of MPD Group, has appointed Anthony Smith as national sales manager. Smith has almost 20 years experience working for some of the biggest names in ...

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EC study on cross border parcel delivery

The European Commission commissioned a study into cross border parcel delivery price differentials as part of the EC’s focus on improving competition in cross border e-commerce. The findings by the ...

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