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Terminal dues

Critics of terminal dues, the practice of reimbursing posts for delivering international mail, say it distorts the market. At its recent congress, the UPU addressed these criticisms. Richard N Williams investigates the proposed changes

December 2, 2016

Homeland security

The world’s posts hold vast amounts of data, which makes them prime targets for cyberattackers – A fact Australia Post and the USPS know only too well. How can posts better protect their data, customers and staff against cybercrime? Paul Willis reports

December 2, 2016

Future view

As Postal Technology International celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2016, Brody Buhler, industry lead of the Post and Parcel Business at global consultancy Accenture, provides his view on the postal industry of the past and what the next 20 years hold

November 30, 2016

IPC Drivers’ Challenge 2016

Dan Symonds from Postal Technology International reports on the fourth installment of the IPC Drivers’ Challenge, taking place this year at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium

November 24, 2016

Huge business potential for European companies in China

Professor Dianjun Fang, a logistics and supply chain expert from China, provides an overview of the Chinese logistics and delivery market and reveals the opportunities it provides for European companies to expand their business in the country

October 19, 2016

Clean machines – the future of alternative fuels in logistics

Following UPS’s achievement of traveling one billion miles using alternative fuels, Mike Casteel, director of fleet procurement, UPS, discusses the Rolling Laboratory fleet and what the future holds for advanced technology and alternative-fuel vehicles

September 14, 2016

Failed deliveries – a South American perspective

Matias Honorato, supply chain and logistics data analyst at Beetrack, a provider of package tracking software based in Chile, presents the company’s findings on research conducted into the trends of failed deliveries in South America.

August 3, 2016

Should posts be capitalizing on the grocery delivery market?

In the battleground that is last-mile delivery, groceries are the soup du jour. Major players and smaller upstarts are jumping in to test grocery delivery to the consumer’s doorstep. The US Postal Service Office of Inspector General investigates this competitive market and its growth potential 

June 29, 2016

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