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DPDgroup takes majority stake in Epicery

La Poste owned DPDgroup has taken a majority stake in French online grocery marketplace Epicery. Epicery sells products from three supermarket chains as well as a number of local food ...

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Royal Mail trials mini-EV vans

Small electric delivery vans – roughly the size of a golf cart – are being trialled by Royal Mail in residential areas of five towns and cities across the UK. ...

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Pitney Bowes releases US parcel carrier index

Global e-commerce and mailing solutions provider Pitney Bowes has released its US Parcel Shipping Index research for 2020. The research reveals that parcel volumes in the US grew 37% from ...

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Instacart to offer 24 hour delivery

US same-day delivery firm Instacart has signalled plans to move to 24/7 delivery. It is to connect with smaller, convenience retail outlets to meet local demand for convenience goods and ...

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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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