Robots are now rumbling along London’s streets delivering goods to people, and the company behind the initiative will be explaining how it’s done at the Omni-Channel Conference in London in September. Sandra Sooläte, head of UK operations for Starship Technologies, will look at the future of robotics in logistics; the benefits and challenges of using […]
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World leading robotics and automation suppliers are lining up to exhibit at the Robotics & Automation Exhibition which takes place at the Milton Keynes Arena on 11-12th October. The event offers visitors the opportunity to discover how the latest technologies can improve efficiency, and reduce costs. These are just some of the companies that will […]
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The supply chain is experiencing a rather severe labour deficit – and it doesn’t look like it’s about to recover any time soon. In fact, according to The World Bank, the global problem is going either to remain the same, or in the worst-case scenario, deteriorate even further over the next five years. Fixing the […]
DHL Parcel is to open a mega parcel centre in Bochum, in the Ruhr region. By autumn 2019, the new site will handle up to 50,000 shipments per hour. “Our network – with an average of 4.3 million parcels per day – leads the way in Germany when it comes to capacity and quality,” said […]
The shortage of logistics-related labour is a global problem that will either remain the same or worsen over the next five years, according to a new survey by The World Bank, which calls for a major expansion of training and skills development initiatives in developing countries. The new study, authored by Prof Alan McKinnon, Christoph […]
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2020’s prediction in 2019 was a declining overall economic condition that will most likely continue to extend to the freight market in 2020. According to the International Monetary Fund, “The global economy is in a synchronized slowdown and we are, once again, downgrading growth for 2019 to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the global financial crisis.
Since February 1st, the economy has slowed down further with the Coronavirus outbreak.
The courier, express, and parcel market analysis considers sales from B2B, B2C, and C2C customer types have been researched. A study finds the sales of courier, express, and parcel in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA.
In 2018, the B2C segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period.