Tag Archives: parcels

Changes announced to Australia Post system

From today (4th January), Australia Post has instituted a number of changes to their system for the public, that has been only been available to business customers over the last ...

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4th January is Mail-back Monday – Royal Mail

According to national postal service Royal Mail, today (4th January) is expected to be the busiest day for online returns as people return unwanted Christmas presents and goods bought during ...

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80% online retailers expect increase in 2016 business

The annual tracker study by Royal Mail suggests growing confidence among online retailers this year with as many as 8 in 10 online retailing SMEs expecting an increase in business ...

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Online shopping sees large spike on Boxing Day – SimilarWeb

As the trend for shopping moves away from the High Street to online retailers, industry analysts SimilarWeb report that Boxing Day (26 December) saw a 16% average increase in business ...

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Royal Mail makes new e-commerce acquisition

As part of a general drive to invest in e-commerce, national postal operator Royal Mail has bought a shipping and parcel data management platform called NetDespatch. This acquisition will support ...

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EC likely to intervene in cross border delivery costs

The European Union was originally set up as a trading bloc between nations in the club. With e-commerce, a new issue has been shown in the charges to customers for ...

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Driverless delivery van trials in London?

There has been much PR and publicity over the idea of flying drones delivering goods to customers. What is more probable and economically viable is the idea of driverless vans ...

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UPS to use RNG fuelled trucks in Memphis

International delivery company UPS is to use Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) to power a fleet of heavy vehicles operation in Memphis and Jackson, TN, as part of its drive toward ...

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Is Amazon creating an air freight network?

Though the company never comments publicly on early phase negotiations, it is widely rumoured that Amazon is looking to lease 20, Boeing 767 air freighter jets. This could really harm ...

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Lithuania Post replaces PO Boxes with parcels lockers

When we write about ‘parcel lockers’ at Apex Insight we usually are considering systems whereby a person or company sets up a dedicated parcel locker, perhaps in the US for ...

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