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In this Issue - January 2018

The January 2018 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

 

PROTECT & PREVENT : The threat to posts’ revenue streams from fraudsters and thieves is substantial. Technology and training offer a solution, writes Karl Vadaszffy

 

LAST-MILE EXPRESS: The integration of routing software and drones could offer posts a way to keep up with consumer demand, writes Richard Williams

 

CLICK FOR GROWTH: Posts are behind efforts to use e-commerce to stimulate developing and transition economies, writes hilary Robertson

 

SUPPORT NETWORK:  While customer service once MEANT a trip to the source of the problem or a lengthy phone call, digitized assistance is being rolled out across the board in the postal industry. Kirstie pickering investigates

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In this Issue - SHOWCASE 2018

The Postal Technology International Showcase 2018 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

THE 2017 WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!

 

MAIL STILL MATTERS: Despite years of volume decline, for most international posts mail remains a remarkably resilient and profitable line of business

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS : The latest market research shows that the sharing of information is becoming fundamental to improving customer experience in E-commerce delivery

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Tompkins launches autonomous robotic sorting system

Technology developer Tompkins Robotics has partnered with IT provider Lab Z to launch its t-Sort portable, automated sortation system. The new solution uses a network of automated drones fitted with tilt trays to harmoniously sort parcels and packets into dedicated containers.

30 January, 2018


FarEye launches Drop&Pick app in Europe

Digital logistics platform FarEye has launched its cloud-based web and mobile app Drop&Pick in Europe. The app allows logistics firms to set up local stores as automated parcel shop hubs to meet the growing demand for fast, convenient parcel dispatch and collection.

23 January, 2018

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Roger Morris, head of parcels, Royal Mail, speaks to PPTI about peak 2017 and the company’s latest tracking developments    February 1, 2018
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Ian Kerr founder of the Postal Hub Podcast, and Marek Różycki, managing partner at Last Mile Experts, take a closer look at the 2017 peak season. January 16, 2018 
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Ian Kerr founder of the Postal Hub Podcast, and Marek Różycki, managing partner at Last Mile Experts, examine the potential two-man delivery services can provide for posts February 21, 2018 
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Ian Kerr founder of the Postal Hub Podcast, and Marek Różycki, managing partner at Last Mile Experts, provide some clarity when comparing parcel lockers against PUDO networks February 13, 2018
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Dean Maciuba, managing partner for North America at Last Mile Experts, sheds some light on the growing threat posed by Amazon to FedEx and UPS’s dominance of the US market February 6, 2018
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