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Despite a challenging global economic environment, import and export trade volumes for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa remain strong and are forecast to grow. This is according to Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa, who adds, “The first half of 2014, revealed strong continuing growth for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa’s top three import trade lanes: the United States, France and China while the top three Sub Saharan Africa’s export trade lanes were to Great Britain, the United States and France.”
A new Post & Go machine will be installed at Jersey’s main Broad Street post office in St Helier next week. Jersey’s first static Post & Go machine, the JE02 series machine, powered by Royal Mail, will go live on Thursday 4 September 2014.
Appeal court judges in the United States have declared that some former FedEx Ground drivers who were classified as independent contractors should have access to pay and benefits as full company employees, under California and Oregon state laws.
Royal Mail has launched a new parcel tracking and platform to improve its offering for e-commerce businesses.
Deutsche Post DHL reached another milestone of its environmental protection program GoGreen: More than 60 percent of its global electricity demand is now generated from renewable sources.
Missed deliveries are set to cost UK retailers £771m in lost business this year, according to industry body IMRG.
Canada Post made a small profit in its latest quarter, and said it was "encouraged" by the performance despite the ongoing challenges from Canada’s declining mail volumes.
Royal Mail beat its 93.0 per cent First Class mail target with 93.3 per cent of this mail delivered next working day. It also exceeded its Second Class mail target of 98.5 per cent, delivering 99.0 per cent of this mail within three working days. Royal Mail has one of the highest service specifications of any major European country (1).
Deutsche Post DHL has revealed plans to invest in a series of fulfillment centres and delivery systems across the Asia Pacific in order to stake a claim on the fast-growing e-commerce sector in the region.
Spain’s Correos has invested more than EUR 5m in modernising its delivery fleet, ordering more than 1,300 new vehicles.