Entries by Adam James

UPU “acting concretely” to develop digital finance for underserved populations | Post&Parcel

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) announced it would roll out digital financial services projects reaching as many as 800,000 people and businesses across Africa, Asia and the Pacific under its Financial Inclusion Technical Assistance Facility (FITAF) in 2019. UPU Director General Bishar A. Hussein today announced that the Posts of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kiribati, […]

DHL Freight moving towards clean energy goals | Post&Parcel

DHL Freight has received external certification of its global management system which confirms its high standards in quality, environmental and energy management.  The certification is based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001. Eighty-eight branches have gained certification so far, with certification of all branches worldwide to follow by 2020. “DEKRA has now confirmed […]

Food subscription boxes gaining popularity | Post&Parcel

As Christmas approaches, a new report commissioned by Royal Mail reveals that food and drink are the most popular subscription boxes. The food and drink subscription market was worth an estimated £129.2 million in the UK in 2017. Whilst the most popular type of food is the snacks and sweets category, with 7 % of […]

Pioneering Women | Post&Parcel

In the build up to the 2019 World Post & Parcel Awards, we take a look back at some of the previous winners and look at what winning at the Awards has meant to them and their businesses. In this article we talk to Mrs. Nada Genadry, HR Director at LibanPost, winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility Category in 2018. […]

Union to take federal government to court over Canada Post saga | Post&Parcel

The union representing Canada Post employees is taking the Trudeau government to court over the legislation that ended rotating strikes by its members. According to the Globe and Mail website, The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said on Tuesday it plans to file a constitutional challenge in Ontario Superior Court, arguing Bill C-89 violated the […]

Zebra Technologies helps Hermes achieve greater visibility | Post&Parcel

Hermes Germany has equipped all its logistics centres, depots and delivery bases with new hand-held scanners from American manufacturer Zebra Technologies. A total of 18,000 devices will be put into operation from the beginning of 2019. The TC75x handhelds are based on an Android operating system and possess Bluetooth capabilities and a 4G/LTE connection, hi-res […]

Azul, Correios joint venture gets the green light | Post&Parcel

Dec 12, 2018 Brazil’s top regulatory authority, Administrative Council for Economic (Cade) has approved, without restrictions, the creation of an integrated logistics joint venture (JV) between Brazil-based airline Azul Cargo Express and the national postal service Correios. The antitrust body assessed that the operation does not increase the likelihood of closing the air cargo market, […]

Strong demand for Menzies Distribution Highland Parcels | Post&Parcel

Within a month of launching its Highland Parcels delivery service, Menzies Distribution has seen 1200 people setting up accounts and over 100 paid orders delivered. The company’s approach to deliveries – including its fairer delivery charges campaign – has also been commended by Scotland’s Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn who visited the […]

Revealed: The 5 biggest trends affecting Posts in 2019 | Post&Parcel

Plus, companies largely see the continued success of e-commerce giants like Amazon, Alibaba and eBay as potential sources of growth. Posts are becoming a necessary intermediary between these companies and their customers across shipping and returns. “Post offices are the largest accessible network for customers in each country,” Manolis says. “When Posts take full advantage […]

StoreScan helps retailers to process parcels quickly and easily | Post&Parcel

Dec 10, 2018 PayPoint has announced the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, a new, free-to-use app that enables retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means that retailers no longer have to process parcel transactions solely via their PayPoint terminal. Parcel delivery and customer […]