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By Sasha Fedorenko August 19, 2019 - 2:04 pm

Jayne James joins Yodel as director of international services to lead global expansion

UK independent parcel carrier, Yodel, has appointed Jayne James as director of international services. Her appointment follows the opening of Yodel’s first international office, in Chengdu, China, last year to support inbound services. Jayne brings global logistics expertise to the business, having worked in the international

Zalando trial same-day delivery with adidas as a test case

Zalando today announced the trial of the same-day delivery with the German sportswear brand adidas as a guinea pig in their efforts to test the waters of the accelerated fulfilment method ahead of the wider rollout. The move marks a wider adoption of the Amazon-first, one-day

UPS price plans on international imports

UPS have announced the UPS price plans which will see the delivery supplier upping the cost on the international imports later this month. The move will see US-based merchants spending extra cash from the 22nd of August when importing goods from overseas. UPS say the international air-import

Amazon up delivery game in Spain with new distribution centre in Barcelona

Amazon are upping their delivery game in Spain with plans to open their seventh distribution centre in Barcelona in their efforts to offer accelerated shipping in major ecommerce markets. The introduction of the new distribution hub in Barberá del Vallés, Barcelona is set to take place

Amazon accelerates logistic footprint with plans to conquer Pennsylvania have announced plans to accelerate their logistic footprint with plans to open their 15th Pennsylvanian operations facility in Pittsburgh in a bid to outmanoeuvre the fast delivery competition. The move will see Amazon planting another fulfilment centre in the US, moving a step closer to

Currys Prime Day equivalent shows value of mimicry approach

The British electronics retailer Currys rivalled Amazon by launching their Prime Day equivalent “Black Tag Summer Event” a week before the 48-hour promotional event. The retailer described their summer sale as "no subscription fee, just great deals […] Prime Day has now passed, but we still

Amazon ranks #1 for onsite solar instalments to support Shipment Zero

Amazon today announced their position as a pioneer in the US for the amount of corporate on-site instalments in 2018 to support Shipment Zero initiative. The honoree, which is granted by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recognised Amazon's on-site solar systems to reduce their reliance

UPS 7-day delivery rollout puts a spotlight on the spike of fast delivery competition

UPS are joining the fast delivery bandwagon with the scheduled launch of UPS 7-day delivery offering following the move of FedEx to every-day delivery promise. The UPS decision to offer every-day residential delivery comes two months after FedEx announced a similar action, highlighting the wider movement

UPS new international shipping service to support merchants’ expansion plans

UPS today announced the launch of UPS new international shipping service aimed at supporting merchants' expansion plans. The new service will be initially available to customers in the UK, US, Canada, China and Hong Kong ahead of the wider rollout. Merchants who are interested in