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By Dan Wilson March 19, 2018 - 5:36 pm

Swiss Post buys majority stake in bike courier start-up notime

The national post provider in Switzerland, Swiss Post, has revealed it has bought a 51% stake in bicycle courier company notime. The tech company enables bicycle courier services to consumers and offers swift delivery, usually same say and often within a few hours of collection. You

Meet the company: Parcel Warehouse

There are two ways for your business to increase profits - the top line which means increasing your revenues and attracting more sales and the bottom line which involves streamlining your business and cutting out costs. Greater sales always looks sexy in your accounts, but

DHL Parcel Metro service launches

DHL has launched DHL Parcel Metro. It's a new fast and flexible service for online retailers that they say meets consumers' increasing demand for same-day and next-day delivery. Parcel Metro utilizes customized software that allows DHL ecommerce to create a 'virtual delivery network' of local

UPS chatbot now on Google Assistant & Google Home

The UPS chatbot is now available on Google Assistant, giving customers another convenient way to retrieve information on package deliveries and other UPS services via the Assistant on Android phones, iPhones, smart speakers like Google Home and other compatible devices. The chatbot’s expansion to the Google

Never underestimate the importance of happy customers!

This is a guest post written by Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO of NetDespatch Matthew looks ahead to the eDelivery Expo taking place next week and the key themes that the conference streams will cover and how this can translate into happy customers. If you've not yet booked

CMS Celebrate 50 years of postage services

Managed mail and delivery expert CMS is celebrating its golden anniversary after 50 successful years of operation. The Rotherhithe-based company, whose clients include Barclays, Sage, Bauer and Haymarket, was founded in New York in 1968. The company’s origins were in the secure and compliant distribution of

Threat of Royal Mail strikes in Scotland after bad weather

There are reports that Royal Mail strikes in Scotland are a possibility. Workers in the Fife area of Scotland are in talks regarding a strike because the company has apparently threatened to dock pay for days not worked during the snowy period. Apparently Royal Mail bosses

European Parliament to vote on more transparent EU cross-border parcel rates

On Tuesday the European Parliament will vote on a new regulation that it says will “make the cross-border parcel delivery market more transparent and competitive and reduce the barriers consumers and e-retailers encounter when purchasing products online in the EU.” It says that greater

Irish national postal service An Post announces 2018 prices changes

The Irish national postal service, An Post, has announced its pricing changes for 2018. They're effective from April 4th. There will be no increase in standard stamp price of €1 and no increase to standard parcel prices either. The international standard rate will increase

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