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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

Video Exclusives


Nordic catches thieves stealing from moving delivery vehicles

Nordic postal operator PostNord has succeeded in catching a gang of thieves who had been stealing packages from the back of delivery trucks whilst traveling at speeds of up to 80kmph (50mph).

16 January, 2018


Drone footage of Hermes super hub

Hermes UK has opened its new purpose built, automated parcel distribution hub in Rugby, the biggest of its kind in the UK. The £31m (US$40m) development represents the most significant investment in the company’s history and will create more than 100 jobs. Located in Rugby, the Midlands super hub measures 270,000ft², the equivalent of 34 soccer pitches, and has the capability to efficiently process in excess of one million parcels each day.

23 August, 2017



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