Parcel Delivery Digest: latest insights of the parcel delivery industry
Welcome to Kardinal’s Parcel Delivery Digest, a weekly news digest about last mile delivery industry from various sources.
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GLS aims to save parcel shippers big with small-haul pricing
GLS recently announced the launch of its new program that tailors parcel rates to very specific geographic distances. By factoring in the distance a package travels, the density of the destination and the specific handling requirements, GLS can offer businesses cost-effective tailored rate services.
UPS rolls out 20 more driving and delivery training simulators
UPS has rolled out 20 additional driving and delivery simulators across the USA, doubling the number of driving simulators since they were launched in 2020. The simulators use virtual reality to create real-world scenarios for drivers to learn safe and efficient driving and delivery techniques.
Survey: parcel delivery drivers are frustrated by using their own smartphones for work
90% of drivers are irritated by a lack of functionality in the device they use for operational delivery tasks. Additionally, 48% of U.S. delivery drivers are required to use their own device but only 44% are compensated for it.
Packeta Group Continues Its Record Growth
Packeta Group, the global e-commerce platform, recorded a turnover of €84.6 million for the first half of 2021. This represents a year-on-year increase of 138%. The volume of shipped parcels reached almost 33.5 million, which is an increase of 131% year-on-year.
Poste Italiane Q4 & FY-22 Results and 2023 Guidance
The Italian group increased total revenues by 6% to €11.9 billion in 2022, including a 13% rise to €3.1 billion in the final quarter. Operating profits for the full year soared 24% to €2.29 billion. However, net profits were down 4.3% year-on-year at €1.5 billion.
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