DHL Parcel has introduced a service in the Netherlands which lets consumers choose a delivery spot around the house. This way, the courier can still drop off the parcel when the consumer isn’t at home.
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The Future Mobility Network, a Dutch network organization aimed at innovative mobility, has started a pilot project with an electric and autonomous driving delivery robot. The robot will drive around at the Breda University of Applied Sciences and deliver various (non-food) goods between the three buildings on campus.
Dutch shipping software provider Sendcloud will be available in the United Kingdom starting today. The British expansion is a logical next step in the company’s mission to offer its service across Europe. Previously, Sendcloud also expanded to Germany and France as well as other markets.
Trouw Nutrition, a major player in animal nutrition, has decided to digitize its offering on a large scale. It turned its outdated ordering tool into a modern online sales solution, thereby putting more effort into its B2B ecommerce business.
Online-only supermarket Picnic is planning to expand to the United Kingdom and France. As a result of the upcoming expansion, Picnic has exchanged its collaboration with purchasing organization Superunie for a deal with German supermarket chain Edeka.
Mollie, a payments startup from the Netherlands, has raised 90 million euros in a Series B round led by TCV. The payment service provider is now valuated at over 1 billion dollars, making it a unicorn.
Moteefe, a Dutch platform for on-demand production of merchandise, has successfully completed an 11 million dollar (9.3 million euros) funding round. It was led by new investor BGF, with participation from existing investors. The round follows a Series A fundraise announced earlier this year.
MultiSafepay, a Dutch collecting payment service provider, has announced today it will open an office in Germany. By making this step, the company wants to strengthen its German presence and support further growth internationally.
Fashion retailer Mango will share a part of the turnover generated by ecommerce with its franchisers. Initially, Mango will do this only in the Netherlands, Spain and France, all markets where the company has many franchisers.
Online department store FonQ has left Germany. The Dutch ecommerce company says it wants to focus solely on its profiting businesses in the Netherlands and Belgium instead.
TrustProfile is the new service from Dutch trust mark WebwinkelKeur. With this label, online retailers can show several pieces of information, like reviews and verified identification data, to enable trust among customers. Currently, a pilot project is running in France, Spain and Italy.
DHL Parcel has announced it will invest at least 125 million euros in the Netherlands. It will use the money to open two new parcel sorting centers. During the last two years, DHL Parcel already invested 150 million euros in the Dutch market.
JouwWeb, a Dutch service to build websites and online shops, has launched its international brand. It’s called Webador and is aimed at the English and German speaking part of Europe. Ecommerce News spoke with founder Wouter Twisk about the expansion plans.
Swappie, which sells refurbished iPhones online, is expanding across Europe. Today, the Finnish startup launched its online store in Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, and Portugal.
Otrium, an online fashion outlet platform from the Netherlands, has raised 24 million euros. This happened during a series B round, led by Eight Roads Ventures and current investor Index Ventures. With the money, Otrium wants to further expand its platform.