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Daniel Symonds

Assistant Editor
Daniel Symonds
daniel.symonds@ukimediaevents.com
Dan joined Postal and Parcel Technology International in 2014 having spent the early years of his career in the recruitment industry. As assistant editor, he now produces daily content for the website and supports the editors with the publication of each exciting new issue. When he’s not reporting on the latest logistics news, Dan can be found apprehensively planning his next DIY project for his new home.


Tara Craig

Associate Editor
Tara Craig
tara.craig@ukimediaevents.com
Tara has been a journalist for a decade and has covered everything from brewing to air cargo. She currently writes features, news and web exclusives for Passenger Terminal World, Postal and Parcel Technology International and Meteorological Technology International, in addition to editing and commissioning when time allows it. Outside work, she enjoys Pilates, volunteering and grappling, largely unsuccessfully, with the Spanish language.


Ben Sampson

Associate Editor
Ben Sampson
ben.sampson@ukimediaevents.com
Ben has worked all of his career as a journalist and editor in technology and industry magazines, covering lots of different sectors, including airports, aviation and logistics. Latterly editor of a leading engineering magazine, he brings an eye for a great story and lots of experience to the team. When he’s not editing, he’s either driving around the M25 or letting his kids drive him round the bend.


Kirstie Pickering

Assistant Editor
Kirstie Pickering
kirstie.pickering@ukimediaevents.com
Kirstie joined the team in early 2017 and brings writing, communications and client experience with her. Now an assistant editor, she produces content for magazines Passenger Terminal World and Postal and Parcel Technology International and their websites. Away from the office, you will find her struggling along the pavements of Surrey as she trains for the Great South Run, blogging on her lifestyle website or searching the internet for photos of sausage dogs.


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Video Exclusives


PostEurop releases latest mail and parcel statistics for Europe

PostEurop, a trade association representing 52 posts in 49 countries, has released its latest figures aggregated from its members, giving an overview of the European post and parcel delivery market in 2016.

23 May, 2017


PostNord delivers parcels into customers' homes

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.

19 April, 2017

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Exclusive Articles

Matthew Robertson, co-CEO of parcel data management platform NetDespatch, comments on the surprise findings of research into the working relationship between retailers and their delivery partners.  May 16, 2017  
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This week Omniva selected Fives to install the sorting system for its new Tallinn hub (story here). Joona Saluveer, the recently appointed chairperson to the Omniva board, speaks to PPTI about the company’s future strategy and the challenges of digitization. May 2, 2017  
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Patrick Armstrong, CEO of IoT developer Snaile, explores some of the restrictions posed by outdated USOs and explains how they can be avoided using modern technology. April 24, 2017  
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