Chinese Express delivery firm secures first UK site

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SF Express, China’s second largest courier, is taking its first steps in the UK with the announcement that it is taking a 90,000 sq ft… The post Chinese Express delivery firm secures first UK site appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Pointing to impact of COVID-19, Walmart rolls out new Express Delivery service offering

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Parcel experts raise key points about impact of coronavirus on express delivery-based markets

Logistics Management

In recent conversations I had with two leading parcel express and last mile logistics experts, there was no shortage of talking points to touch upon, as they relate to the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic

Logistics and express delivery: the crisis and the opportunity under the Corona Virus

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

At the critical moment of fighting against the CORONA VIRUS, many citizens had to choose the consumption method of “staying indoors” SHUNFENG as a China famous express company.The scientific and technological strength of sf express is also demonstrated in the transportation of anti-epidemic materials. Meanwhile, the delivery of uav can effectively avoid the face-to-face contact between delivery personnel and medical personnel and avoid cross-infection.

Cargo Expreso expects to increase market share in express deliveries with LogiNext and Oracle powered technology

Loginext

Cargo Expreso, a Grupo Almo company in the business of delivering parcels and couriers in Central America, has partnered with LogiNext, a global logistics deep tech company.

Express Deliveries “Rise Almost 7000% at Christmas” Claims Research

Logistics Business Magazine

The number of requests by customers for express delivery from retailers increases by 6,981% just before Christmas compared with the average for the rest of the year, according to a recently released survey by post-purchase communication specialists parcelLab. This significant increase in the volume of parcels had the effect of lengthening the average delivery time at Christmas, which rose to 2.1

LM Podcast Series: Sizing up Peak Season and parcel with John Haber, Transportation Insight

Logistics Management

During this podcast, Haber provided a detailed overview of key trends and themes in parcel, express delivery, and last-mile logistics sectors. Topics covered included: Peak Season prospects; rates and pricing; current service levels; and Amazon's logistics growth, among others

DHL Express opens up new Nashville-based service center

Logistics Management

Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL Express said this week it plans to invest $5.3 million to relocate and expand its Nashville, Tenn.-based based service center.

Xpediator buys Nidd Transport

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Established in 1984 Nidd specialises in daily express deliveries to mainland Europe by road… The post Xpediator buys Nidd Transport appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Xpediator has acquired North Yorkshire-based freight forwarder Nidd Transport for £4.6 million.

DHL Supply Chain research highlights connection between ground transport and shipper’s growth

Logistics Management

Based on research recently published by global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, that sentiment carries a lot of weight In many business circles, the phrase, “you get what you paid for,” can often speak volumes.

DHL Express heralds major $360M investment in the Americas region

Logistics Management

C.H. Robinson and Microsoft partner up for real-time supply chain visibility initiative

Logistics Management

Robinson, and Memphis-based freight transportation, express delivery, and logistics services provider FedEx—has a sharp focus on enabling real-time visibility for C.H. A collaboration announced today between two titans in their respective industries— Minneapolis, Minn.-based

DHL announces Kansas City-area expansion

Logistics Management

Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL announced earlier this month that it has moved to a new location on Kansas City into a newly constructed state-of-the-art building, which is more than double the size of its previous location.

DHL Express lays out plans for new Toronto-based facility

Logistics Management

Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL Express said this week it is investing $100 million into expansion initiatives for a new Toronto-based facility located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, which are expected to be completed by 2021

DHL Global Forwarding makes major updates to Chicago facility at O’Hare Airport

Logistics Management

In a move geared towards expanding its new services and technologies to support high-growth sectors like life sciences healthcare logistics, express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said this week that its DHL Global Forwarding group is taking several steps in that direction through some significant changes it has made at its 434,000 square-foot O’Hare airport facility in Chicago

Q&A: DHL Express U.S. CEO Greg Hewitt

Logistics Management

With global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL Express recently celebrating its 50th birthday, Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caight up with DHL Express U.S. CEO Greg Hewitt to discuss various topics, including DHL’s growth in the U.S. and globally, the evolution of shipping, and logistics trends, among other topics

Can Walmart Surpass Amazon?

Logistics Trends and Insights

The coronavirus pandemic seems to have introduced a number of consumers to Walmart’s logistics/last mile capabilities including: Launching Express Delivery in the U.S. for existing pickup and delivery services. Launched same-day delivery through Sam’s Club in Mexico.

DHL Express renews agreement with Atlas Air for 20 freighters

The Supply Chain Journal

Atlas Air will continue to fly 20 large freighters for DHL Express after the express delivery company extended an existing contract, the companies announced Tuesday.

DHL rolls out new Charleston, SC-based facility

Logistics Management

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.

DX Group can 'weather disruption and uncertainty' – Logistics Manager Magazine

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Express delivery specialist DX Group has said it has the ‘financial capacity’ and operational expertise to weather the disruption of measures to fight the Covid-19… The post DX Group can 'weather disruption and uncertainty' – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Alibaba strengthens logistics network by doubling stake in YTO Express

The LoadStar

Alibaba has strengthened its hold on the courier market by investing an extra $966m in YTO Express, bringing its share in the company to 22.5% The e-commerce giant will work with YTO on express deliveries, air cargo, building a global logistics network and digital technology.

DHL launches Global Trade Barometer

Logistics Management

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. The company said that this will be published quarterly and is the result of a partnership between DHL and Accenture, whom will provide data modeling and predictive analytics to forecast future trends for DHL

Boeing, IAI expand production lines for 737, 777 freighter conversions

The Supply Chain Journal

plane maker announced Wednesday that it is partnering with an airframe maintenance and repair specialist in Costa Rica so it can modify more 737-800 aircraft for full-time cargo work to meet the need of express delivery operators experiencing growing e-commerce volumes.

World’s biggest shopping spree produces a new record for AliExpress

The LoadStar

Alibaba and its express delivery arm, AliExpress, saw a 350% rise in the value of merchandise sold internationally on Singles Day last Wednesday – a Chinese event founded by the e-commerce firm and somewhat cynically developed into the Global Shopping Festival.

What the Freight Industry Might Learn from COVID-19

Blue Grace Logistics

What kept everything together was the express delivery industry, which not only rose to the challenge but exceeded it in many ways. What kept everything together was the express delivery industry, which not only rose to the challenge but exceeded it in many ways. UPS and the Global Express Association , which represents the three leading global express delivery carriers, have provided practical policy recommendations to keep supply chains operating smoothly.

FedEx Works to Monetize their Big Data

Logistics Viewpoints

FedEx Surround is based on proactive monitoring and intervention controls across a delivery network. The better the forecast around demand and returns, the more the customer stands to save on shipping by injecting the package at the right time and place into the FedEx delivery network.

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CUSTOMER CENTRICITY IN SUPPLY CHAIN MATTERS

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More specifically, the customer-focused supply chain refers to the improvement of the customer experience in the delivery process, i.e. warehousing, distribution and after-sales service.

Why a big 767 freighter operator now likes the Airbus A330

The Supply Chain Journal

The medium widebodies are just the right size for express delivery linehaul routes — not too big, not too small — which require fast turn times and high load factors to make them economical. Three ATSG customers, including DHL Express, already use the A330 all-cargo aircraft.

New DHL Express hub at Paris airport cuts delivery times

The Supply Chain Journal

DHL Express has opened an expanded international parcel hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to support cross-border trade as e-commerce shipments continue to proliferate. million in warehouse and delivery infrastructure over the past six years.

DHL’s Global Trade Barometer shows gains

Logistics Management

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.

JD adds Air Cargo covering Yangtze River Delta and Greater Bay Area

Airfreight Logistics

The aircraft is branded with the JD Express logo. The initiative will enable JD to provide faster and more reliable delivery service to customers in the Yangtze River Delta and Great Bay Area. Customers in over 120 cities can send parcels for delivery via air by JD.

ATSG ramps up to lease A321 converted freighters

The Supply Chain Journal

The leasing arm of Air Transport Services Group, an aviation services and air cargo transport provider, said Tuesday it has committed to purchase two Airbus A321 passenger planes and convert them into freighters to meet growing demand from express delivery companies.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

Mr. Johnson sees the company as a combination of white-glove delivery service and an army of door-to-door salespeople. That is a lot of money for personalized delivery. Alphabet’s Wing tests drone deliveries from shopping center rooftops.

Helthjem automates new parcel terminal

Logistics Business Magazine

BEUMER Group , a leading global supplier of automated material handling systems, has been awarded a contract by Helthjem, a relative newcomer to the Norwegian express parcel delivery business.

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. The investors led by Alibaba and its logistic arm Cainiao Network have entered into a strategic agreement with ZTO Express for the investment and acquisition of interest. Cainiao operates smart logistics network and provides same-day and next-day delivery in around 1,500 districts and counties in China. LBR Staff Writer.

World Post Day: How Postal Services Became The Bedrock of Modern-Day Last-Mile Deliveries

Locus

Convenient shopping and high-speed deliveries are redefining logistics today. Postal codes, Zip codes, or Pin codes developed decades ago by postal departments are the earliest legitimate geocodes and address verifiers used even today for last-mile deliveries.

Boeing adds capacity for 767 freighter conversions in China

The Supply Chain Journal

on Tuesday announced it will add production lines in China to expand capacity for converting 767-300 passenger planes to freighters to help meet strong demand from cargo airlines and express delivery operators. Boeing Co.

If the complicated logistics process is simplified

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Ensure the safety of the goods and avoid the loss of packages by express delivery. We all know that many processes are involved in the logistics process, and each process requires the assistance of humans or machines.

First Hydrogen agrees UK fleet trials

Logistics Business Magazine

So far, 10 fleet operators have expressed interest in trialling First Hydrogen’s vehicles in their real-world operations, to experience the range and operational flexibility benefits hydrogen offers.

This Week in Logistics News (December 4 -10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Save Mart expands reindeer robot delivery service. Amazon already operates European ground delivery services with larger contractors, which it started in the UK. In 2019, Amazon launched ground delivery services in Germany with its own fleet of drivers.