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 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.

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.

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.

Saudia Cargo launches Fly Express service

The LoadStar

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company launched its newest product “Fly Express”, offering high priority express delivery for urgent international shipments. The post Saudia Cargo launches Fly Express service appeared first on The Loadstar. October 2018.

Going green may be popular, but US express customers are loathe to pay for it

The LoadStar

Customers need to play a bigger part in improving carbon neutrality on express delivery networks. Chief executive of DHL Express US Greg Hewitt told The Loadstar the company was on course to meet both short- and long-term targets for neutralising emissions, but one area was lagging. “By

Ukraine’s postal service offers $3m air freight tender

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Earlier this year, it launched an exclusive express delivery channel for goods from China’s JD.com. Ukrainian postal operator Ukrposhta has put out a tender for a year-long air freight deal worth $3m, with a November 1 deadline. Currently four airlines, Ukraine International, Lufthansa, KLM and Turkish Airlines, provide services for the postal company. It appears that Ukrposhta has advantages – and disadvantages.

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).

How Routing Software Powers SPUD’s Online Grocery Deliveries

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In keeping with their mission to deliver fresh ingredients, SPUD gives customers a two hour delivery window and also offers an express delivery service in Vancouver and Calgary. Home Delivery

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.

New NAFTA Winners and Losers

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online retailers that ship to Canada, along with their Canadian consumers and the express delivery companies that transport the goods. November 13, 2018 | By John Costanzo, President, Purolator International.

Saudia Cargo Launch New Fly Express Service

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Jeddah-based Saudia Cargo recently unveiled their latest service ‘Fly Express’. This new product will offer high priority express delivery for urgent international shipments. The post Saudia Cargo Launch New Fly Express Service appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Transvalair joins Palletways

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It has five depots across England and now handles single to full load pallet express deliveries for Palletways customers in four Redhill postcode districts around Gatwick covering parts of Surrey and Sussex. Freight forwarder Transvalair has joined Palletways.

Turkish Airlines Signs Powerful Joint Venture with ZTO Express and PAL Air Ltd.

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and Chinese cargo giant ZTO Express. This new strategic partnership is seen as a huge step and a game changer for the worldwide business of express transport and comes just prior to the opening of the new Istanbul Airport. As Turkish Airlines, ZTO Express and PAL Air Ltd.,

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%.

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).

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 ).

Palletways Expands Gatwick Reach With Latest Addition

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With five strategically located depots across England, it now handles single pallet loads to full load express deliveries for Palletways customers in four Redhill postcode districts around Gatwick covering parts of Surrey and Sussex.

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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.

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.

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.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

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Distribution center and coverage planning: a process to identify what the best location for your distribution centers is to ensure efficient and on-time deliveries across the chain. SF Express is the biggest local express delivery company in the region.

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.

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.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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. 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.

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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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.

China's JD.com unwraps FedEx-style parcel business to bolster sales

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com Inc said on Thursday it would add a FedEx-style parcel delivery service to its e-commerce offerings, a move which could help the firm leverage its network of warehouses and drivers to bolster flagging profits. The shift pits JD.com into greater competition with major rival Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Cainiao network, as well as dedicated domestic parcel delivery firms such as ZTO Express and YTO Express Group Co Ltd.