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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.
Amitabh Singh, course director at the Asian-Pacific Postal College, takes a closer look at some of the key challenges faced by Asian posts in modernizing their business, and suggests a number of e-services that can help them prosper
UPS has successfully tested a home delivery drone that launches from the top of a UPS package car while the driver continues separate deliveries.
The drone autonomously delivered a package to a home, returning to the vehicle upon successful completion. The test was conducted in Lithia, Florida, with the help of Ohio-based battery-electric truck and drone developer Workhorse Group.
International parcel delivery provider DPDgroup has produced a 360º virtual reality video that enables the viewer to experience the journey made by a parcel in first person, from collection to delivery. To experience the fully immersive experience on a smartphone, users can download the DPD VR Experience application at Android or Apple stores.
10 January, 2017
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
Thibault d’Ursel, sustainability manager at bpost, talks to Dan Symonds about the secrets behind the company’s rise to the top of the International Post Corporation’s environmental sustainability rankings
March 2, 2017 Click here to read more
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