bpost receives state aid support for government contracts

The Belgian government has approved its latest management contract for bpost to continue its universal service obligation. bpost will continue to provide the same services it offered under the previous management contract but is also to provide digital public services. The state aid is legal under EU regulations but must be approved by the European ...

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La Poste – an extra day for letters could save €400m

France’s La Poste is reported to be looking at adding an extra day to the delivery time of second class post letters (lettres verts) in order to reduce costs in ...

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APG eCommerce Solutions sees revenues jump 90%

Australia based, worldwide end-to-end logistics player APG eCommerce Solutions has reported a 90% growth in revenue to AUD $429 million. It has added seven new hubs around the world this ...

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Sendcloud – customers want greener deliveries

More than 60% of UK online customers believe the government should force delivery companies to reduce their CO2 emissions according to research from e-commerce platform Sendcloud. At the same time, ...

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USPS pilots same-day service for SMEs

The US Postal Service has launched a pilot same-day delivery service in Texas called USPS Connect. The aim is to help businesses meet growing demand for affordable and fast local ...

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Logistics UK: government not doing enough about driver shortage

Logistics UK says that the government plan to tackle the UK HGV driver shortage doesn’t go far or fast enough and is unlikely to resolve the issue for a long ...

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Uber goes big on groceries in the US

In what some view as a late and risky move, Uber has announced it is to roll out same-day grocery delivery to more than 400 cities and towns in the ...

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Delivery drone trials over Port of Hamburg

The German government has announced a delivery drone trial over the Port of Hamburg. The U-space real-world laboratory is to field test drones over a 10 square km airspace. At ...

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Hermes UK supports Etsy sellers with data upload

Hermes UK is introducing an API that will integrate its services with the global online marketplace Etsy, which will give Etsy sellers greater choice, convenience, accuracy and cheaper prices for ...

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Royal Mail: strong growth – uncertainty about coming months

Royal Mail has seen strong revenue and volume growth in the financial quarter ended June 2021 but is cautious about the coming months as pandemic restrictions are lifted and the ...

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