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Performance of international mail delivery falls short of EU standards

International Post Corporation (IPC) has released the results of its 2016 UNEX report, which measures the performance of international priority letter mail services in Europe. The results have shown that 83.2% of international priority and first-class letter mail in Europe was delivered within three days of posting, and that 95.2% was delivered within five days. This is below the EU’s speed objective of 85% of intra-EU mail delivery within three days of posting. more...


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UPS tests residential drone delivery from vehicle roof

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.

27 February, 2017


DPD releases virtual reality video of a parcel's journey through its network

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

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