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

Logistics Management

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.

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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.

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.

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

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

AUTOMATION OF PACKAGING IN THE COURIER INDUSTRY

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

I got the idea to share this blog when I received and unpacked a delivery at the weekend. How to make the most of the packaging space in a delivery box? Perhaps in the near future, most of the express deliveries we receive will be packaged by such robots

Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. The Qantas and SmartLynx planes are hauling packages for Australia Post and DHL Express, respectively. The A321 is a fantastic airplane for express operators.

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.

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.

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.

Trans-Atlantic rivalry brews over Airbus A321 converted freighter

The Supply Chain Journal

Aviation experts say the A321 is highly desirable for express delivery and regional air cargo operations. The Qantas and SmartLynx planes are hauling packages for Australia Post and DHL Express, respectively. The A321 is a fantastic airplane for express operators.

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.

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. Fly Express service is an added value service that offers customers high priority status for shipments that can be accepted 3 hours prior to the Scheduled Time of Departure, alongside quick handling procedures at arrival. The post Saudia Cargo launches Fly Express service appeared first on The Loadstar. October 2018.

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.

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.

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 The post Going green may be popular, but US express customers are loathe to pay for it appeared first on The Loadstar.

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.

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.

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.”.

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.