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The latest news and developments from your competitors who provide third party services to the online marketplace industry.
By Chris Dawson March 26, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Delivery Group acquires ONEPOST

The Delivery Group have acquired ONEPOST (Postal Choices Ltd), for an undisclosed sum, bringing together two market leaders in the mail and ecommerce sectors. ONEPOST are handle millions of UK and international mail items, letters, packets and parcels every day. The enlarged group will have

UPS introduces Inxeption Zippy to support merchants’ marketing and delivery strategies

UPS and Inxeption have introduced Inxeption Zippy to support merchants' multichannel marketing and delivery strategies. The Inxeption Zippy platform is a blockchain-based solution for B2B merchants which aims to help businesses market and distribute their products on multiple online channels, from one secure place. The solution

Google faces €1.5bn fine from EU over ‘illegal’ anti-competitive conduct

Google are facing a €1.5bn (£1.29bn) fine from the European Union (EU) for 'illegal' anti-competitive practices towards rival online search advertisers. This news marks the third time the EU fined Google for search and advertising misconduct. The EU accused Google's owner Alphabet of restricting third-party competitors from

PayPal for Partners powers Checkout on Instagram

PayPal for Partners has been revealed as the Instagram partner powering their new Checkout on Instagram experience for shopping. Checkout on Instagram, which will be available within posts and stories with shopping stickers and tags, enables Instagram users in the US to buy, track and manage

Royal Mail sustainability trial to ‘clean up London’s toxic air’

A Royal Mail sustainability trial will see couriers using eight e-trikers for six months to deliver parcels to customers. The eco-friendly initiatives aims to replace polluting vehicles with 'green' electric vehicles to "clean up London's toxic air." David Gold, director of public affairs and policy at

FIS acquires Worldpay in $43 merger deal

Worldpay has been snapped up in a $43 billion deal by US financial giant Fidelity National Information Service (FIS). When ecommerce started out, Worldpay was one of the first ports of call for merchants wanting a payment provider for their website although high costs,

FedEx appoints Don Colleran as president and CEO

FedEx have announced earlier this week the appointment of Don Colleran as president and CEO. He will join the post on the 16th of March. "Don has the depth of talent and global experience to lead the FedEx Express organization. With his commercial focus and global

‘Amazon is a long-term risk:’ UBS on Amazon’s UPS-FedEx rivalry

'Amazon remains a meaningful long-term risk,' warns a UBS analyst on Amazon's UPS-FedEx rivalry as the growth of Amazon's delivery operations is posing a direct competition to both suppliers. Thomas Wadewitz, analyst for UBS, said: “While the path is increasingly clear, the velocity is more difficult

DPD backs Mayor and TfL Freight and Servicing Action Plan for London freight

DPD has backed the Freight and Servicing Action Plan for London from the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) aimed at transforming how deliveries work in the capital. The plan was launched at DPD's revolutionary new, all-electric depot in Westminster, where DPD's Chief

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