Saturday 10th Dec 2016 - Logistics Manager

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UPS launches eBike

UPS has launched its first eBike – an electrically-assisted tricycle which is designed to deliver packages. The launch, which is in a testing phase, coincides with the delivery company’s pledge to reduce carbon emissions.

PostNL rejects bpost’s final offer

PostNL, the Dutch post office, has rejected a final takeover offer from bpost, the Belgian post office organisation saying that it was not convinced that a transaction could be successfully realised or that a combination of the businesses would be successful.

UPS delivery service reaches 2 million European members

UPS strike cancelled

A planned strike by 140 workers at UPS’ Camden depot over alleged bullying, harassment and racism has been cancelled. According to Unite the Union, the strike was called off after it secured “significant commitments from UPS during talks”.


BT deploys Pelipod delivery lockers

BT has deployed Pelipod delivery lockers to help quicken the delivery of phone and broadband services by reducing the distance its engineers need to travel. The roll out follows the company’s recent acquisition of Pelipod.


Walker operates around the clock

Walker Logistics is now operating around the clock at its multi-user facility in Berkshire. The 250,000 sq ft site will facilitate the picking, packing and dispatching of orders, with in-bound and out-bound stock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

DHL calls for collaboration

DHL Express launches On Demand Delivery

DHL Express has launched On Demand Delivery, a new service that allows shippers and receivers globally to select from a range of standard delivery options.

Hermes launches Leeds innovation lab

Hermes has launched an innovation lab in Leeds. Initial projects for the lab are self-tracking parcels, intelligent delivery using location-based services and new tracking experiences.

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GLS stars for Royal Mail as letters decline

GLS, Royal Mail’s international business, was the star performer in the first half of 2016 with adjusted operating profit up 40 per cent to £73 million on sales up nine per cent to £942m.