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Fresh lockdowns boost last mile sector as online sales boom

Fresh lockdowns boost last mile sector as online sales boom

Nov. 11 | As the second round of lockdown measures arrive amid peak season, last-mile delivery providers are preparing for high volumes once more Parcel companies are investing in new facilities and hiring thousands to keep pace with the e-retail boom and holiday...

Global express and small parcels market to grow 7.2% in 2020

Global express and small parcels market to grow 7.2% in 2020

Oct. 31 | The global express market grew by 8.2% in H1 and will expand by 7.2% for the whole year Growth outlook is largely driven by strong demand from online retail, as consumers have turned to e-commerce amid the lockdowns The international express...

DHL Express foresees historic peak season

DHL Express foresees historic peak season

Oct. 30 | Globalization and digitalization are driving online shopping and worldwide shipping to new heights while Covid-19 accelerates e-commerce boom The company’s global network expects more than 50% increase in volumes during 2020 peak season compared...

COVID-19 fuels drive to upskill logistics workforce—DHL trend report

COVID-19 fuels drive to upskill logistics workforce—DHL trend report

Oct. 7 | Future proofing the logistics workforce is the next big challenge as COVID-19 accelerates digital and automation initiatives, according to a new report from DHL. The DHL Logistics Trend Radar said the mega trends that will continue to reshape logistics...

COVID spurs 9.8% growth in domestic express & parcels market in H1

COVID spurs 9.8% growth in domestic express & parcels market in H1

Sep. 14 | The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards e-commerce, benefiting the domestic express and parcels sector with strong growth in the first half, according to Transport Intelligence (Ti) research. Ti data show that the global domestic express...

DHL eCommerce to invest $30M in distribution hub, automation

DHL eCommerce to invest $30M in distribution hub, automation

Sep. 14 | DHL eCommerce Solutions has announced plans to invest about US$30 million in 2020 to expand and modernize its operation in the United States as e-commerce volumes are expected to surge in the upcoming holiday season and beyond. The investment includes...

New report reveals 4 key logistics challenges of COVID-19

New report reveals 4 key logistics challenges of COVID-19

Aug. 24 | The pandemic has disrupted global supply chains and presents vast logistics challenges everywhere, but solutions also exist, at the heart of which are technology and people, according to a new analysis by Agility. The challenges are imposing, ranging...

PH logistics demand to soar amid high cold storage, e-commerce use—report  

PH logistics demand to soar amid high cold storage, e-commerce use—report  

Aug. 22 | Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Philippine logistics demand could grow by 56% in the next five years and by up to 125% in the next 10 years if the market can adapt to evolving demand especially for better quality facilities, according to research by...

Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet

Jul. 20 | I met with my doctor over the weekend. It was a long-delayed appointment; she had some tests for me to do in March, and you all know what happened in that month.   We got around to talking about all that happened in the past four months: of how hopeless...

COVID interrupts growth momentum at Chelsea Logistics

COVID interrupts growth momentum at Chelsea Logistics

Jun. 9 | Photo from www.chelsealogistics.ph Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corporation (CLC) is right sizing its workforce and slashing planned capital expenditures, among other strategies, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While...