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Delivery

Delivery processes and systems are critical to the success of any ecommerce business. Read our Delivery Position Paper to find out more.
By Sasha Fedorenko April 24, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Royal Mail delivery services to Iran set to be re-introduced

Royal Mail delivery services to Iran are set to be re-introduced after Tehran threatened to sue the company, according to Tehran Times. Last week, Royal Mail issued a statement in which they said that posting parcels to Iran have been discontinued. They have said that this

Zalando discontinues free delivery in the UK, Ireland and Spain

Zalando discontinues free delivery in the UK, Ireland and Spain after introducing delivery fees in Italy in November 2018. Zalando shoppers in the UK now will need to pay £3 for orders that are below £19.90. In Ireland and Spain, consumers will be charged with an

Sainsbury’s emission neutral electric van trial begins in London

Sainsbury’s are piloting this week a 100% emission neutral electric van in London ahead of the potential wider introduction. The zero-emissions vehicle, named Evie will deliver up to 30 orders a day to shoppers ordering on Sainsbury's online. The van will be making deliveries across London

Amazon carnival tents now deliver goods in the US

Amazon are delivering goods out of Amazon carnival tents in the US as part of their strategy to bring convenience to festival goers. If Amazon can recruit new customers through ultra convenient delivery to effectively what for the rest of the year is just a

DHL introduces international shipping service for small goods in Germany

DHL announced yesterday the introduction of international shipping service for small goods. The new solution will be available from the 15th of April for German shippers. DHL says that the new service, called DHL Päckchen XS International is exclusive to "private customers" wanting to ship small

DPD e-cargo bikes initiative aims for ‘sustainable parcel delivery’

DPD have teamed up with Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) in a sustainable initiative which aims to deliver parcels in an eco-friendly way. DPD's shoppers will see their parcels being delivered via zero-emission fleet in July. The new scheme, named Project 1 (P1) e-cargo bike has

Amazon buys warehouse robotic startup Canvas Technology

Amazon have acquired warehouse robotic startup Canvas Technology yesterday in a continual push to "keep inventing for customers." Amazon refused to comment on the acquisition's price tag. However, they said that the companies "share a common vision for the future." Amazon said that the vision is

Google Wing sees first home drone delivery service

Google Wing has launched its first home drone delivery service in Australia after testing the unmanned aerial vehicle for five years. Wing, autonomous delivery drone service owned by Google's parent company Alphabet is designed to transport takeaway food, coffee and medicines via the aerial service to

Amazon AWS set to achieve 100% sustainability on a global scale

Amazon AWS announced yesterday three new projects which set to achieve 100% renewable energy for its global infrastructure. These projects – one in Ireland, one in Sweden, and one in the United States – will deliver wind-generated energy that will total over 229 megawatts (MW)