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No ecommerce without logistics. Because whenever a consumer orders something online, that product has to be shipped from one place (one of many warehouses and fulfilment centers in Europe) to another (the consumer’s house, a pick-up point, et cetera). So logistics play a very important role in the whole

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Returns service ZigZag acquired by Global Blue

Returns service ZigZag acquired by Global Blue

ZigZag Global, a returns management platform from the United Kingdom, announced it has been acquired by Global Blue, a tourism shopping tax refund company, headquartered in Switzerland. ZigZag’s solutions will be cross-sold into Global Blue’s extensive merchant network. Continue reading

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

DHL grows 5.5%, thanks to ecommerce

Deutsche Post DHL Group saw its revenue increase by 5.5 percent to 66.8 billion euros in 2020. This growth was primarily driven by the global ecommerce boom. The pandemic measures worldwide led to higher parcel volumes. Continue reading

Posti will open largest parcel locker in Europe

Posti will open largest parcel locker in Europe

Posti will open the largest parcel locker space in Europe. On March 12, the current space in the Munkkivuori shopping center in Helsinki will be turned into an OmaPosti kiosk, while the number of available lockers will be doubled. Continue reading

Posti invests €100 million in growth

Posti invests €100 million in growth

Finnish postal and logistics service provider Posti will invest over 100 million euros in its growth. The company follows a new strategy, which is all about parcels and flows of goods. It wants to focus more on parcel traffic and logistics in Finland, Sweden and the Baltics. Continue reading

European logistics investments: €39 billion in 2020

European logistics investments: €39 billion in 2020

Logistics investments in Europe went up to 38.64 billion euros in 2020. This is, of course, driven by the massive growth of ecommerce in Europe. Last year marks the highest figure on record since 2013. Continue reading

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2021

Ecommerce shipping in Germany 2021

Online shops in Germany have done a solid job in terms of shipping online orders to customers. Last year, was a difficult year, because of the sudden peak in ecommerce, but most things went well, a new study shows.
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Omniva expands network in Baltics

Omniva expands network in Baltics

Omniva will expand its network of parcel machines in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, also known as the Baltic states. The Estonian postal company already owns 43 percent of the parcel machines in Estonia and accounts for 57 percent for that country’s total parcel volume. Continue reading

Mondi introduces thermo-insulated packaging

Mondi introduces thermo-insulated packaging

UK packaging company Mondi has introduced its latest ecommerce product. It’s called BCoolBox and it’s a recyclable packaging solution that keeps perishable food cool while in transit. It uses thermo-insulation to keep items chilled below 7 degrees Celsius for up to 24 hours. Continue reading

Same-day-delivery in Germany? That’s so 2020!

Same-day-delivery in Germany? That’s so 2020!

Many major parcel service providers in Germany have stopped offering same-day-delivery. The reason behind this is painfully simple: the demand for same-day-delivery in Germany is just too low. Continue reading