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

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

If the complicated logistics process is simplified

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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.

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.

Time Critical Shipment to Athens

Logistics Business Magazine

Charter aircraft landed at destination towards noon in time for import clearance and same day express delivery to destination site by dedicated truck.

Uber adds to its forces in grocery delivery battle and expands freight portal into Canada 

The LoadStar

Uber is turning up the heat in the online grocery delivery sector. Chile-based Cornershop is a leading express delivery service for online grocery orders in its home market as well as in Mexico, Peru and Toronto.

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.

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.

Under the radar: Mixed delivery for Chinese mammoth SF Holding, supply chain services shine

The LoadStar

“China’s express delivery giant SF Holding reported revenue growth but net profit decline in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 epidemic.” SF Holding, one of the major integrated logistics providers in China (until 2017 known as SF Express), didn’t shine for transparency in its quarterly numbers, but here’s a short update thanks to headline coverage and estimates from the press and UBS, respectively.

DX Confirms Surge in Medical and Healthcare Volumes Amid Downturn

Logistics Business Magazine

Amid a downturn in overall volumes, parcel and courier specialist DX has reported record volumes in deliveries for the UK’s medical and healthcare sectors as a result of the coronavirus emergency. Deliveries to high street pharmacies also remain busy nationwide.”.

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

Wing Launches America’s First Commercial Drone Delivery Service

Airfreight Logistics

In a first for drone delivery in the U.S., With an expanded Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Wing has become the first company to operate a commercial air delivery service via drone directly to homes in the United States.

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).

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

The LoadStar

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.

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.

UPS Expands International Express Services to New Markets

Airfreight Logistics

UPS recently announced an expansion across 40 countries of their UPS Worldwide Express and UPS Express Plus, which is part of the UPS international suite of shipping services that guarantees time- and day-definite delivery for urgent shipments.

FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together

Freightos

Enter FedEx… Recognizing the myriad complexities of the supply chain, FedEx, the express delivery giant founded in the 1970s, continuously added key pieces of the logistics puzzle to the services it provides its customers.

eBook 72

Receive delivery in 15 minutes? !

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I did not expect that it would only take 15 minutes from the time I successfully paid the order to the time when my sister received the medicine delivery. It also has a service for scheduling delivery. Yesterday, I helped my sister buy some medicines on a Chinese app.

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

Airfreight Logistics

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.

Jack Ma predicts the future of logistics

The Logistics Academy

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 ).

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

Airfreight Logistics

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.,

How Routing Software Powers SPUD’s Online Grocery Deliveries

WorkWave

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

DHL Express Announces Expansion for Incheon Gateway

Airfreight Logistics

DHL Express have signed a concession agreement with the Incheon International Airport Corporation to implement its largest investment in South Korea to-date – a KRW175 billion (€131 million) expansion plan for its gateway in South Korea. Integrators DHL Express Korea

Global Ecommerce By The Numbers: 12 Mind-Blowing Stats

Bringg

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%.