DHL rolls out new Charleston, SC-based facility

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Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week it has opened up a new Charleston, S.C.-based million, 16,200 square-foot facility, which is in a business park in close proximity to the Charleston International Airport, provides pickup and delivery services for international shipments based service center facility, which it said its almost triple of its previous facility in the area and designed to handle the company’s projected growth through 2025.

DHL launches Global Trade Barometer

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Global express delivery and logistics service provider DHL rolled out the inaugural edition of its Global Trade Barometer, which it said is an early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade.

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Nearly a quarter of Europe’s biggest retailers offer next-day delivery, industry quickly shifting to same-day delivery as standard

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New research form Internet Retailing shows that the number of Top 500 European retailers offering next-day delivery rose by 50% last year. This means that 24% of the Top 500 retailers in the EEA now offer next-day deliveries.

DHL’s Global Trade Barometer shows gains

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Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that the most recent edition of its quarterly Global Trade Barometer continues to trend in the right direction, with various indicators pointing to a strong global trade outlook.

Alibaba-led consortium to buy 10% stake in ZTO Express for $1.38bn

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Alibaba-led consortium has agreed to purchase 10% equity stake Chinese express delivery firm, ZTO Express (Cayman), for around $1.38bn. Cainiao operates smart logistics network and provides same-day and next-day delivery in around 1,500 districts and counties in China.

Global Ecommerce By The Numbers: 12 Mind-Blowing Stats

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China’s express delivery firms dispatched 40 billion parcels in 2017, up 28% compared to the previous year. billion people worldwide purchased goods online in 2017. That’s more than than 20% of the world’s population! Source:Statista).

Global Ecommerce By The Numbers: 12 Mind-Blowing Stats

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China’s express delivery firms dispatched 40 billion parcels in 2017, up 28% compared to the previous year. billion people worldwide purchased goods online in 2017. That’s more than than 20% of the world’s population! Source:Statista). In 2017, retail e-commerce sales worldwide climbed to 2.3 trillion US dollars with revenues projected to grow to 4.88 trillion in 2021. Or, in other words, revenues will more than double in the next four years! Source: Statista).

Who will be Europe’s logistics giant? DHL vs. Amazon – Partners or Competitors?

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However, my team and me, being responsible for the delivery of letters and small parcels, faced huge problems to process the whole amount of post delivered by various trucks during the night. Nationwide, Deutsche Post DHL’s parcel delivery market share is a reported 44%.

Jack Ma predicts the future of logistics

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I just saw a delivery company that helped a client deliver a house. I found that in China there are over 600 districts and counties with same-day or next-day delivery options. China now has largest express delivery industry in the world. (Photo Credit: Sina ).

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A wide range of delivery alternatives is one of the most decisive factors for an e-commerce operation to succeed. Imperial College’s Consumer Shopping Survey shows that 74% of UK online shoppers consider convenience of delivery the most important factor influencing their purchase. What’s more, 47% of respondents said they’re willing to spend more with a retailer that offers them the flexibility they need when it comes to delivery, pick up, or return alternatives.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

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billion in Chinese express delivery company ZTO (MarketWatch). It’s a same-day delivery service where customers can place orders using text messages (either typed or voiced). I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years.

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Free Shipping is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks)

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percent last year, spending on package delivery services jumped 10 percent [to $86.3 Parcel and express delivery has surpassed railroads as the second-largest logistics sector behind motor freight [emphasis mine].”.

Three Ways in Which Customer Demand is Reshaping Last Mile Deliveries

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Retailers are facing the challenge of offering an array of delivery alternatives while keeping healthy margins by implementing an efficient supply chain operation. A decade ago, next-day delivery seemed like a luxury reserved for urgent business couriers.

DHL announces its latest addition to its aircraft fleet family in Southern Africa, a Boeing 737- 400F

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DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, has enhanced its delivery capabilities in the Southern Africa region with the launch of a new Boeing 737-400F cargo aircraft on the Johannesburg – Harare – Lusaka route. Delivered by DHL.

Three Ways in Which Customer Demand is Reshaping Last Mile Deliveries

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Retailers are facing the challenge of offering an array of delivery alternatives while keeping healthy margins by implementing an efficient supply chain operation. The rise of e-commerce, alongside the evolution of on-demand deliveries and the technologies surrounding both of them, has lead to shoppers becoming tougher to please than ever before. A decade ago, next-day delivery seemed like a luxury reserved for urgent business couriers.

Gebrüder Weiss to expand home delivery services in Central and Eastern Europe

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Logistics company uniformly expands end customer delivery GW pro.line home throughout the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary and Slovakia. Upon delivery to the end customer, the logistics expert also takes care of the assembly of furniture and the connection of electrical appliances on site.

China’s e-commerce gold rush is on, and deliverymen dig in

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Of that, express — effectively e-commerce delivery — accounted for US$43.5 These numbers have piqued investors’ interest, while cheap deliveries have wowed shoppers. “To An employee at a Tmall (formerly Taobao Mall) logistic centre in Suzhou, Jiangsu province.

CJ Logistics to acquire majority stake in DSC Logistics

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The firm offers air and sea forwarding, shipping, contract logistics, parcel and express delivery, and supply chain consulting services to its customers. LBR Staff Writer. Published 11 June 2018.

DHL moves to larger site in Tampa

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018. DHL, the world’s leading international express delivery service, has relocated to a new service center in Tampa, Fla., features state-of-the-art handling equipment that will result in earlier deliveries for customers.

Emirates SkyCargo, Cainiao collaborate on cross-border parcel delivery services

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Emirates SkyCargo has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network to jointly work on cross-border parcel delivery services. Image: Emirates SkyCargo has signed MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network on cross-border parcel delivery services.

Plan for your organisation’s success in international e-commerce

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Were you aware that, according to a MetaPack research report, 68% of millennials around the globe would choose an online retailer solely because of delivery options? Or that one out of every US$10 spent on cross-border e-commerce involves an express delivery option?

VGI Global Media to buy 23% stake in Kerry Express for $183m

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VGI Global Media, a subsidiary of Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company (BTS PLC) has agreed to purchase a 23% stake in Kerry Express, a subsidiary of Kerry Logistics Network, for around (THB5.9bn) $183m. Image: VGI Global Media has agreed to purchase a 23% stake in Kerry Express.

Driven by international shipment and e-commerce gains, DHL opens up new Inland Empire facility

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Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has moved its Southern California-based service center in Ontario to a larger location in order to meet increase growth it is seeing in international trade and e-commerce. By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor ·.

Vakrangee, Blue Dart Express collaborate on last mile courier and logistics services

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Vakrangee, through its wholly owned subsidiary company Vakrangee Logistics Private Limited (VLPL), has entered an alliance with Blue Dart Express to offer last mile courier and logistics services on a PAN India basis. Published 26 March 2018.

Deutsche Post DHL Group | Jun 13, 2018: DHL Express reveals purchasing habits of online shoppers

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DHL Express has launched “Where Everything Clicks,” a global digital campaign to grow its e-commerce business and guide web merchants as they access the booming global marketplace. “International e-commerce is growing at a remarkable pace, and we want our customers to grab their share of the market – that means adding value to their e-commerce proposition,” states John Pearson, CEO Europe and Head of Commercial for DHL Express.

Cainiao Network, RoboSense release world’s first unmanned logistics vehicle

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The companies announced the launch of G Plus driverless delivery vehicle at Alibaba’s Cainiao Network 2018 Global Smart Logistics Summit. Chinese firm RoboSense has developed the driverless delivery vehicle by using solid-state LiDAR technology known as RS-LiDAR-M1Pre. The G Plus driverless delivery vehicle is installed with three RS-LiDAR-M1Pres, two in front and one in rear. Image: The G Plus driverless delivery vehicle. LBR Staff Writer.

DHL Express opens new EUR140m regional hub at Brussels Airport

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DHL Express, a provider of logistics and express delivery services, has opened a new regional hub at Brussels Airport in Belgium, with a capacity to handle 42,000 shipments per hour. The company invested over €140m to develop the new hub, which features an advanced logistics technology that can quadruple the capacity of DHL Express in Brussels. DHL Express CEO Ken Allen said: “Brussels plays a crucial role in the worldwide DHL Express network.

FedEx: Customer information exposed, not compromised

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Amazon rumored to be to launching parcel delivery unit. Nippon Express holds strong presence across the globe. Parcel and express delivery carrier FedEx Corp. Related Articles.

DHL to pay $150 million for 49% of Polar Air.brrrrrrrrr!

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have signed an agreement that will give the German express package delivery and logistics giant a 49 percent shareholding in Polar Air Cargo as well as increased air freight capacity in the transpacific market for the next 20 years. and Asian destinations," said John Mullen, chief executive officer of DHL's express division. Our long-term partnership will benefit both companies and enhance competition in the express delivery sector of the air cargo market," Mullen said.

Examining the Effects of Online Shopping on Last-Mile Freight

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We’re narrowing in on e-commerce and residential deliveries. Some of the challenges include roadway infrastructure, lack of available parking, curb management, alternate modes of delivery, and interactions with non-motorized travelers.

DHL’s Global Trade Barometer shows gains

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Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that the most recent edition of its quarterly Global Trade Barometer continues to trend in the right direction, with various indicators pointing to a strong global trade outlook.

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« Demand Planning in CPG industry - Practising the Best Practices | Main | Retailer Multi-Channel Operations Capabilities Get an Early Test in the 2011 Holiday Buying Season » Factors Influencing Delivery Address Amendment. When I placed the order, my friend was staying in Chicago, so I chose Chicago as delivery location. Is it really difficult for retailer to provide option of changing delivery address? Delivery time frame. About Us. Contact Us.

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Editor’s Pick: 3 Things You Need to Know About Cross-Border E-commerce

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Delivery is indeed the new battleground. During the webinar, a question was asked about where last-mile delivery begins in cross-border e-commerce. From this point, carriers need to race against the clock to ensure deliveries are made on time. Dynamic route optimization technology enables carriers to optimize deliveries overnight and in real-time — a benefit that equates to at least 30% of improvement in productivity.