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Co-op: Amazon partnership and more Starship robots

In a drive to increase online sales to £200 million a year from the current base of £70m, Co-op has announced a partnership with Amazon and to further roll out ...

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Yodel HGV drivers vote for strike action

More than 250 HGV drivers at UK independent carrier Yodel have voted to strike over pay and conditions. The GMB union representing the drivers said that 98% of drivers voted ...

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Dirk Tirez appointed to bpost board

Belgian postal operator bpost’s shareholders have appointed its CEO Dirk Tirez as director of the company in a general shareholders’ meeting. He is to be in the role for six ...

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Walmart+ hits 32 million US members

Walmart’s membership programme Walmart+, that has free grocery delivery as part of the deal, has now an estimated 32 million member customers in the US. Deutsche Bank, that made the ...

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Royal Mail installs 21st parcel sorting machine

Royal Mail is installing its 21st high speed parcel sorting machine, this time in the North Weds Midlands Wolverhampton Mail Centre. The parcel sorting machine (PSM) is an intelligent system ...

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Barclaycard – UK meal kit subscriptions booming

More than one in four UK online customers rely on deliver-to-door meal kit food subscription services for half their meals according to research by Barclaycard. The research also shows that ...

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Walmart trials Ford autonomous final mile delivery vans

Walmart is to use autonomous delivery vehicles developed by Ford and Argo AI to deliver goods the final mile in Washington DC, Austin and Miami. Customers will place orders online, ...

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Omniva Latvia adds parcel pick-up points

Baltics postal and parcel operator Omniva’s Latvian subsidiary has entered an agreement with SIA Narvesen Baltija to offer parcel pick-up services at more than 200 locations at its convenience and ...

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Carrefour to launch ultra-fast delivery service

French hypermarket chain Carrefour is launching an ultra-fast delivery service where goods will be delivered in under 15 minutes. The chain is to start with a thousand lines that they ...

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Allegro launches One Fulfilment for its e-commerce merchants

Poland’s most popular e-commerce platform Allegro is to launch a new fulfilment service that includes storing, packaging and delivering orders. The aim of the One Fulfilment service is to reduce ...

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