Logistics

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Thumbnail-Photo: From the pharmacy to home – with a drone
03.08.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

From the pharmacy to home – with a drone

Boots completes drone delivery of prescription medicines in UK first

Boots has become the first community pharmacy in the UK to transport prescription-only medicines by uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) – commonly known as drones. The leading health and beauty retailer has already completed a test flight ...

Thumbnail-Photo: DHL invests €560M in UK e-commerce operation to support growth...
27.07.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

DHL invests €560M in UK e-commerce operation to support growth

More than 4,000 jobs will be created through the investment focused on sustainable growth

DHL eCommerce Solutions has announced plans to invest €560m across its UK ecommerce operation, DHL Parcel UK. The investment comes following a 40% volume uplift since the start of 2020 and soaring demand for its ecommerce and B2B services. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: InHome direct-to-fridge delivery as option for Walmart customers...
08.07.2022   #food retail #delivery

InHome direct-to-fridge delivery as option for Walmart customers

Walmart creates a convenient shopping experience

Starting on June 6th, Walmart’s InHome Delivery Service, which delivers groceries straight to your fridge, is now available as an optional add-on within Walmart+. What were previously two standalone memberships are joining forces to bring all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Brave new last mile
06.07.2022   #data management #digitization

Brave new last mile

A dilemma of digital transformation versus sustainability?

The pandemic has given an additional boost to online retail with its record volumes already recorded in previous years. As a result, last-mile delivery is bursting at the seams, especially in metropolitan areas. There are limits to the capacity of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Delivery drone manufacturer Wingcopter raises $42 million...
01.07.2022   #logistics #delivery

Delivery drone manufacturer Wingcopter raises $42 million

REWE Group is among the new investors

Wingcopter, German delivery drone manufacturer and service provider, announced that it has raised $42 million from renowned financial and strategic investors. Leading German retailer REWE Group as well as German investors Salvia and XAI technologies ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers can remain competitive while reducing their environmental...
29.06.2022   #customer satisfaction #sustainability

Retailers can remain competitive while reducing their environmental footprint

Based on consumers’ sustainable delivery preferences

Greener delivery options are no longer a ‘nice to have’ but a ‘must have’. According to research from Metapack’s latest research in Germany, France and the UK, nearly 75% of online shoppers say that they consider ...

Thumbnail-Photo: On to new owners!
20.06.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

On to new owners!

Via the platform 'Retury', returned parcels find new buyers – without detours

"I don't like that so much after all, I'll send it back." Let's face it, we've all been there before. In 2020, according to Statista, 315 million packages were returned to retailers and warehouses in Germany alone. From ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart mailbox for autonomous deliveries
17.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistics

Smart mailbox for autonomous deliveries

Dronedek announces new partnership with Speedy Eats

Dronedek Founder and CEO Dan O'Toole fields dozens of contacts each week from organizations interested in working with his company, which is one of the first in the world to offer a secure, smart mailbox designed for autonomous deliveries. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Amazing Amazon Fresh?
13.06.2022   #mobile payment #Tech in Retail

Amazing Amazon Fresh?

Our iXtenso editor tests an Amazon delivery service. Here he shares his impressions

After last year’s trip to Chicago, and its eventually successful search for an Amazon ‘Go’, iXtenso again had the chance to test the cutting edge of America’s continual evolution into grocery retailing. Astute iXtenso ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping...
09.06.2022   #e-commerce #sustainability

Environmentally conscious aroma for your shipping

How to make your logistics more sustainable

Is your lunch still missing that certain something? With the addition of a few herbs, your dish can develop an aromatic flavor and turn your menu into a feast. The right flavor also plays an important role in the recipe of your logistics, so that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch The Ice Cream Shop Robomarts...
17.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #smartphone

Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch "The Ice Cream Shop" Robomarts

Pilot partnership introduces ice cream delivery – arrives in as little as two minutes

Robomart, the world’s first store-hailing service, has announced a partnership with Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream producer, under its virtual storefront, The Ice Cream Shop. Unilever will deploy a fleet of Ice Cream Robomarts ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovations in logistics from delivery to return...
11.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistics

Innovations in logistics from delivery to return

The new last mile: from orderable stores and smart packaging

Logistics on the so-called "last mile" can well tolerate clever solutions, the demand for orders is increasing and future-oriented, sustainable ideas are needed. This applies to delivery as well as transport packaging and the big issue of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Serving customer expectations with fast delivery...
04.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #iXtenso videos

Serving customer expectations with fast delivery

Automated storage and retrieval system AutoStore @ NRF 2022

„Retail has truly changed,“ says Jon Schechter, Business Development Manager at AutoStore System in an interview at NRF 2022.The COVID pandemic has pushed e-commerce demand even further, customers expect fast and reliable ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if its more...
04.05.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if it's more sustainable

Survey finds 86% of consumers willing to wait longer for their orders if it helps the environment, 44% say their interest in shopping sustainably has increased since the start of the pandemic

Blue Yonder has released findings from its 2022 Consumer Sustainability Survey, which revealed retail consumer preferences related to sustainable shopping habits. The survey found that more than three-quarters (86%) of consumers are willing to delay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: FedEx plans to test autonomous drone cargo delivery with Elroy Air...
25.04.2022   #e-commerce #logistics

FedEx plans to test autonomous drone cargo delivery with Elroy Air

FedEx and Elroy Air work to launch test flights aimed at middle-mile delivery in 2023

FedEx Express is teaming up with California Bay Area-based Elroy Air, the company building the first end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aerial cargo system. As a first of its kind agreement in the U.S., FedEx Express ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Glory expands presence to support growth in Poland...
14.04.2022   #logistics #customer experience

Glory expands presence to support growth in Poland

Glory expands its direct sales & services presence in Eastern Europe to support growth in Poland

Glory has announced continued expansion, with the opening of a direct sales office in Warsaw. Glory Global Solutions (Poland) LLC will capitalise on growth in the Polish market specifically in retail sector. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Visibility and control are consumers’ priorities for last-mile delivery...
25.03.2022   #customer satisfaction #delivery

Visibility and control are consumers’ priorities for last-mile delivery

Consumer demand: tracking deliveries via GPS and redirecting deliveries

Anyline announced findings of its “Last-Mile Delivery: Customer Perception Report 2022.” The survey, conducted on behalf of Anyline by Researchscape, highlights the major pain points of last-mile delivery that have surfaced since the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Home pickup for convenient ecommerce returns...
16.03.2022   #customer satisfaction #services

Home pickup for convenient ecommerce returns

Narvar service available in ten major metros in the U.S. including San Francisco, NY, LA and Chicago

Narvar announced the rollout of its Home Pickup service, a carrier-agnostic returns service that allows shoppers to schedule a courier to pick up return packages at their homes. More than 70 retailers, including DSW and Ann Taylor, piloted the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The iXtenso editorial team was hungry ...
28.02.2022   #delivery #online food retailing

The iXtenso editorial team was hungry ...

... and tested the Gorillas and Flink delivery services

Food delivery services in city centers are picking up speed. Drivers with oversized backpacks on their backs are increasingly common, sometimes even late at night. Popular services promise to deliver the groceries ordered via app to your doorstep ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ease of returns as top priority in online purchase...
09.02.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Ease of returns as top priority in online purchase

Right returns process reaps the most consumer loyalty

89 percent of consumers identify ease of returns as top priority when purchasing online. That’s according to new data from delivery experience platform Sorted, which found that retailers who get the returns process right will reap the most ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains...
04.02.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Cross-Border Commerce Europe launches blue paper on green supply chains

Leading C-Level executives from global retailers contributed to report

Cross-Border Commerce Europe, the platform driving cross-border e-commerce in Europe, publishes its latest blue paper summarising the learnings of seven knowledge and brainstorming sessions between C-Level executives from leading global retailers ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sam’s Club relies on new automation
02.02.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistic solutions

Sam’s Club relies on new automation

Sam’s Club starts national deployment of automated inventory analytics robots

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart Inc. and a leading membership warehouse club, today announced the national, chain-wide roll out of Inventory Scan that will be added to their existing fleet of robotic scrubbers in partnership with Brain Corp ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Last mile delivery with autonomous driving
31.01.2022   #Tech in Retail #delivery

Last mile delivery with autonomous driving

Pix-E offers a clean, bright and re-imagined future for the high street

With the home delivery season peaking last month as more households than ever elected to Christmas shop from home, researchers, think tanks and civic authorities agree that systemic change is required to enable the benefits of these ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Efficient and networked operations in e-commerce warehouses...
24.01.2022   #e-commerce #logistics

Efficient and networked operations in e-commerce warehouses

Proactively preparing for seasonal peaks using big data

Digital shopping round the clock means particular service requirements for e-commerce retailers, e.g. providing maximum availability and meeting very short delivery deadlines. Due to the increasing complexity of processes related to warehousing and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo
21.01.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo

2nd & 3rd March 2022 - ExCeL London

Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo is the ultimate hub for retailers to source the solutions that will ensure their supply chain is running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Taking place at London’s ExCeL on the 2nd & 3rd ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart to expand in home delivery
17.01.2022   #brick and mortar retail #delivery

Walmart to expand in home delivery

Retailer to hire more than 3,000 associate delivery drivers, establish all-electric fleet of delivery vehicles

It’s a new year and Walmart is resolving to bring the convenience of InHome delivery to even more customers in 2022. Today, the retailer is announcing plans to scale the service, going from InHome being available to 6 million households ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Coco, the remotely-piloted delivery service
23.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Coco, the remotely-piloted delivery service

New model Coco 1 expands delivery radius and volumes

Coco, the robot based delivery service, announced the official launch of COCO 1, a larger, more advanced version of its signature pink bot.The Coco 1 is a first of its kind delivery robot designed and manufactured in partnership with the micro ...

Thumbnail-Photo: One in five will buy groceries online in 2024...
20.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

One in five will buy groceries online in 2024

Report highlights need for grocers to improve online experiences

Spryker Systems has launched its U.S. Online Grocery Report 2022. The research finds that almost half (47 percent) of Americans buy at least some of their groceries online. The research surveyed 2,500 consumers from across the U.S. on their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Paving the way for supply chains of the future...
15.12.2021   #digitization #Tech in Retail

Paving the way for supply chains of the future

First UPS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Asia Pacific innovation centre: digital revolution and future-proof supply chains

Supply Chain Solutions (UPS SCS) officially opened its first innovation centre globally, connecting businesses in Asia with emerging technologies in logistics. Located in Singapore, the UPS SCS Asia Pacific Innovation Centre will see UPS ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven launches first commercial autonomous delivery service in...
14.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #delivery

7-Eleven launches first commercial autonomous delivery service in California

7-Eleven and Nuro partnership

7‑Eleven, Inc. is bringing a futuristic innovation to Mountain View, CA, customers by piloting autonomous delivery with Nuro, a robotics company transforming local commerce with autonomous vehicles.In collaboration with Nuro, 7‑Eleven is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040...
09.11.2021   #sustainability #logistics

IKEA to only purchase zero emission fuels for ocean shipping by 2040

Several global companies sign the 2040 ambition statement for zero emission vessels

IKEA joins forces with several global companies by signing the 2040 ambition statement through the collaborative platform Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels, facilitated by the Aspen Institute. The ambition statement makes it clear that global ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Expanding grocery order and delivery service for independent retailers...
19.10.2021   #food retail #delivery

Expanding grocery order and delivery service for independent retailers

Partnership between United Natural Foods and DoorDash

United Natural Foods, Inc. announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with DoorDash to bring on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide through the DoorDash marketplace.UNFI’s arrangement with DoorDash ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Alibabas self-driving delivery robots deliver over one million orders in...
14.10.2021   #logistics #delivery

Alibaba's self-driving delivery robots deliver over one million orders in China

Plans, to expand the "Xiaomanlv" fleet to 10,000 vehicles

Alibaba Group’s autonomous delivery robots reached a milestone this week, delivering more than a million parcels in China within one year of their launch.In a show of efficiency, just 200 of the robots have carried parcels to more than 200,000 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: India Warehousing Show 2021
13.10.2021   #event #logistics

India Warehousing Show 2021

16.12.-18.12.2021 | New Delhi

Join our global community of warehousing, logistics & supply chain expertsChanging market dynamics are transforming the way organizations interact with their customers and suppliers, forcing supply chain experts to rethink their strategies for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hypermotion 2022 – New Platform for Digital Transformation of...
13.10.2021   #retail #event

Hypermotion 2022 – New Platform for Digital Transformation of Transport, Mobility and Logistics

15.11.-17.11.2022 | Frankfurt am Main

Hypermotion - Mobility and Logistics of TomorrowHypermotion is the multimodal innovation platform around the topic of future mobility and logistics in Green Cities and Smart Regions. It will bring together stakeholders from the automotive, transport ...

Thumbnail-Photo: LogiMAT 2022 – First-Hand Intralogistics
12.10.2021   #retail #event

LogiMAT 2022 – First-Hand Intralogistics

08.03.-10.03.2022 | Stuttgart

LogiMAT from 31 March to 02 June 2022 - International Trade Show for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management or in-company material flow and computer-controlled processes from procurement to production and distribution in the heart of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Citizen launches world’s smallest 6-inch label printer...
05.10.2021   #printers #label printers

Citizen launches world’s smallest 6-inch label printer

The smallest but also the best priced 6-inch printer on the market

Citizen has launched the CL-S6621, the smallest 6-inch label printer on the market, saving valuable desk space for customers as well as offering a range of powerful features. The CL-S6621 is a remarkable 60% smaller than the next largest 6-inch ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022
24.09.2021   #sustainability #coronavirus

Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022

NRF helps retailers to face ongoing global supply chain challenges

The National Retail Federation has announced its new annual NRF Supply Chain 360 event that will convene the retail industry’s leading professionals in the fields of supply chain and sustainability on June 20-21 in Cleveland, Ohio, to address ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Explosive E-commerce growth driving tech investments in supply chain...
17.09.2021   #e-commerce #digitization

Explosive E-commerce growth driving tech investments in supply chain execution system

E-commerce shows no signs of slowing down

New research from Reuters Events Supply Chain in partnership with Blue Yonder reveals the priority strategies and investments for supply chain execution and risk management within transportation and warehousing. Following a year of intense ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart launches Walmart GoLocal, a new delivery as a service business...
27.08.2021   #food retail #logistics

Walmart launches Walmart GoLocal, a new delivery as a service business

Customizable white-label delivery service offering for merchants

The retailer is commercializing its delivery platform, beginning with delivery as a service, helping businesses of all sizes bring their products closer to their customers’ doorsteps. Walmart GoLocal is poised to be a top white-label delivery ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digitization of logistics – enabler of e-commerce...
16.08.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Digitization of logistics – enabler of e-commerce

The many tasks in logistics and its role for retailing

Many companies are currently looking at the opportunities of e-commerce, as the brick-and-mortar retail is declining significantly. But successful e-commerce is not only based on an accessible, well-functioning, and attractive online shop, but above ...

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88480 Achstetten
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75177 Pforzheim
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Siegburger Str. 229b
50679 Köln
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Römerstr. 49
74864 Fahrenbach
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Carl-Legien-Str. 15
63073 Offenbach
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30539 Hannover
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Quirinusstraße 10
47624 Kevelaer
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63452 Hanau
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Fischergasse 10
88131 Lindau am Bodensee
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Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH
Essener Bogen 89
22419 Hamburg
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Türkenstraße 38
80799 München
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common solutions GmbH & Co. KG
Wasserstr. 223
44799 Bochum
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Johann-Krane-Weg 6
48149 Münster
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Hamburger Straße 131
22926 Ahrensburg
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Wilhelmstrasse 22
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Unit 7 Redwing Court Long Acre
DE74 2UH Derby
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67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein
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Mallinckrodtstr. 320
44147 Dortmund