Last-mile logistics provider DHL Group and Lidl have started a partnership to make shopping more convenient. As a part of this deal, about 500 DHL Packstations will be built at Lidl stores in Germany. According to both companies, the co-operation has an eye on the future and is proof that online and offline shopping does not have to be contradictory. With 500 DHL
European fashion marketplace Zalando collaborated with PostNord to open up to 50 private pick-up and drop-off points. The pilot is managed by Zalando’s Dutch partner, Homer. The pick-up and drop-off points will be located in residential areas in Aarhus and Copenhagen. Offering the new pick-up and drop-off points is meant to increase convenience for Zalando customers in Denmark.
Logistic service provider UPS opened an automated package sorting and delivery facility in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The hub facilitates cross-border trade while it enhances package delivery service for small and large businesses. The new hub is 27,000m2 and is equipped with advanced automation technology. It has the potential to sort 40,000 packages per hour but is starting
Shopify has closed deals and signed contracts with warehouses and logistics service providers spread across the US to receive storage space and processing capacities. The internet company is opening its own fulfillment network that it will rent out to webshops that use its software. Last week, the software company announced the opening of the Shopify Fulfillment Network. In
This article was previously published in Cross-Border Magazine Author: Nico Hoeijmans Over the years, it has become significantly easier to buy products and services from anywhere in the world. Having it on your doorstep within only a few days is realised by an increasing amount of e-commerce entrepreneurs, too. For domestic orders, that might not come as a surprise,