Swedish logistics group PostNord sees its growth continue, driven by e-commerce. In the final quarter of 2019, it delivered more than 50 million parcels. Compared to 2018, B2C volumes increased by 10% for the full year. The improvement in income over the full year was, above all, the result of efficiency improvements and favourable growth in prices. PostNord published its
In Denmark, PostNord and Swipbox start with the rollout of an extra 2,000 parcel lockers across the Scandinavian country. Over the next six months, the Nærboks lockers will be installed, after which Danish consumers can pick up their parcels whenever they want. Both companies decided to do the rollout after a successful pilot in Kolding and Sonderborg. Now, the whole Danish
Zalando and Finnish startup RePack are testing with reusable packaging in the Nordics. For a period of four weeks, 10.000 customers living in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will receive their orders in reusable shipping bags. This way, the German fashion platform aims to reduce packaging waste. As the environmental footprint and sustainability are increasingly more
eTail Nordic has presented the release of its 2019 industry report, Automating Omnichannel. The eTail Nordic team surveyed 100 heads of e-commerce from companies across the Nordic countries to find out more about: The challenges they’re facing with improving their data-analysis capabilities How would they rate their omnichannel operation compared
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.