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DHL Supply Chain invests in automated technology to combat e-commerce challenges

  If you haven’t heard yet, e-commerce is having a significant impact on supply chains worldwide, especially during the current peak-season ramp-up. According to DHL, automation, in the form of robotics, artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and other technologies, can be the solution to handling the increase in volume. DHL Supply Chain, a

EBay accuses Amazon of trying to ‘illegally poach’ its sellers

EBay has accused Amazon employees of using its messaging system to illegally poach its sellers. The online auction platform sent a cease-and-desist letter to Amazon on Monday accusing it of breaking California’s Comprehensive Computer Data Access and Fraud Act, as well as its own user agreement and policies. "We have uncovered an unlawful

Amazon Air and DHL Express drive infrastructure development at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Amazon Air’s fleet of 767s parked at CVG.   Last week, Air Cargo World visited Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to check out the changes underway at the fastest growing cargo hub in the United States, which, happens to be home to Amazon Air and DHL Express. Although DHL Express and Amazon Air operate

DHL offers cash-on-delivery payment for e-commerce in SE Asia

What’s the opposite of digitalization? DHL e-commerce’s new cash-on-delivery service, which allows consumers to pay for international online purchases with cash as a part of the company’s “parcel international direct” channel. The service targets sellers based in China and Australia that deliver to consumers in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. “Despite growing credit

UPS expects automation, expansion plans to boost earnings by 2022

    United Parcel Service Inc expects its automation and expansion plans to add between $1.00 and $1.20 to its adjusted earnings per share by 2022, the world’s biggest package delivery company said on Thursday. Atlanta-based UPS is in the early stages of its $20 billion capital spending project to automate and expand

E-commerce Drive By Nigeria’s Postal Service Hampered by Fake Addresses

Efforts by the Nigerian Postal Service to deploy technology in courier delivery and other services are being hampered by the inability to trace addresses presented by some Nigerians. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, said the government had instituted a policy whereby digital technology was being deployed to address this challenge. He

Kroger begins tests of driverless grocery delivery in Arizona

Kroger's driverless grocery delivery truck in Arizona   U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co said it will start testing driverless grocery delivery on Thursday with technology partner Nuro at a single Fry’s Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona. Kroger and rival Walmart Inc each have teamed up with autonomous vehicle companies in a bid to lower the

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