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Patrick Armstrong, CEO of technology developer Snaile, speaks to Postal and Parcel Technology International about the potential threat posed by parcel lockers, and what can be done to nullify the problem.
On January 29, 2017, the Delft Hyperloop team from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands secured top spot in Elon Musk’s SpaceX Hyperloop competition, which was held in Hawthorne, California. Tim Houter, team captain of the Delft Hyperloop team, explains the thinking behind the Hyperloop project and how it can be used to transform the logistics industry.
Nordic postal operator PostNord has partnered with Swedish lock manufacturer Assa Abloy to offer customers a new service where parcels can be delivered inside their door (full story here).
Customers who posses a digital lock, such as the Yale Doorman, can register for the service, which provides PostNord delivery personnel with a one-time code enabling them to enter the property and place the parcel inside. To view a video of the indoor delivery service, click on the link below.
The Swiss Post, the Ticino hospital network EOC and drone manufacturer Matternet successfully carried out the first drone flights in Lugano. In the near future, they hope to transport laboratory samples between two EOC hospitals in the Swiss city.
A video of a Chinese sorting center proved an unlikely viral hit last week, but is this "army of little orange robots" improving efficiency?
April 18, 2017 Click here to read more
Tech specialist and futurologist Ben Hammersley elaborates on the emerging technologies set to shape our future over the next 20 years and the impact they’ll have on logistics and delivery
March 21, 2017 Click here to read more
Matthew Robertson, co-CEO at parcel data management platform NetDespatch, looks at the national shortage of delivery drivers facing the ecommerce industry.
March 10, 2017 Click here to read more
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