European Parliament votes through PSD2

On Thursday 15th October the European Parliament overwhelmingly voted through the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2), which will clarify certain elements of the existing PSD and may well enable ensure innovation in the e-commerce market. One of the key issues that PSD2 updates is the ability for the European Banking Authority to issue common and ...

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Three City Link directors charged under labour legislation

Three former directors of City Link, which went bust in 2014, have been charged under employment law for closing down the business without going through proper legal processes in making ...

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Safilo Group switches over to JDA Demand and JDA Fulfilment

Premium Italian spectacles and sunglasses manufacturer Safilo Group has completed its implementation of JDA Demand and JDA Fulfilment. The company, which has a number of high fashion brands, had over ...

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UPS Worldwide Express to expand to 41,000 new postcodes

Global express delivery service UPS Worldwide Express is set to expand its networks of delivery services to 41,000 new postcodes worldwide as part of its expansion plans. This will be ...

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Australia Post announces range of discounts and price freezes

Australia Post has announced a number of price freezes and promotions during the national postal service’s reorganisation. The postal service is offering a 25% discount on pre sorted promotional mail, ...

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PostNord to keep Strålfors

Nordic postal operator PostNord is to retain business communications company Strålfors. The Swedish and Danish postal operator is in the midst of a major reorganisation and had considered divesting Strålfors ...

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St Kitts and Nevis GPO opens US mainland locker service

In order to enable its citizens to have greater access to e-commerce, the General Post Office of St Kitts and Nevis has launched a new mailbox services that will allow ...

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Ocado hires 1800 new permanent staff

Online supermarket Ocado is to hire nearly 1800 new staff before December. This follows a successful expansion of its business nationwide and double digit growth in sales. The recruitment drive ...

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Croatia Post buys 180 e-bikes

After a foreshortened pilot into the use of e-bikes for delivery earlier this year, Croatia Post has become the first national postal operator to use e-bikes. It ordered 180 e-bikes ...

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New Apex Insight research on consumer and small business parcels sending (C2X) reveals further growth but challenges ahead.

Consumers and small businesses wishing to send occasional parcels have traditionally been served by national postal services with customers taking their parcel to their local post office and queuing up ...

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