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USPS has released revenue figures for the second quarter of 2018, which revealed the postal operator's shipping and packages revenue grew by US$445m or 9.5% (read more here). But how many more parcels did the operator handle between January 1 and March 31, 2018?

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


Starship drones deployed at Intuit campus in California

Autonomous drone developer Starship Technologies has completed the installation of delivery robots at a work campus for US financial software company Intuit in California.

01 May, 2018

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

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