Logistics

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Thumbnail-Photo: Carton identification: labelling or direct printing...
16.05.2023   #logistics #labels

Carton identification: labelling or direct printing

Read on to learn the differences between box labelling and direct printing methods, which option is more sustainable and the comparable stats to make a better informed decision for your business needs

Cardboard boxes are a prominent feature in the world of logistics, with billions of parcels being shipped worldwide every year. As the e-commerce industry grows, fulfilment service providers are under increasing pressure to pack goods more ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable supply chain: whats truth, whats lies?...
17.04.2023   #sustainability #logistics

Sustainable supply chain: what's truth, what's lies?

Interview with Philipp Groll from Infor GmbH

He gave a presentation at EuroShop 2023 on "I say sustainability, you say supply chain. Who's lying?" and took himself on a mental journey in the process.We talked to Philipp Groll, Manager Distribution & Fashion at Infor ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Eco-friendly shopping spree: Shop til you drop - thanks to Omnichannel...
11.04.2023   #online trading #sustainability

Eco-friendly shopping spree: Shop 'til you drop - thanks to Omnichannel

Approaches to reconcile climate friendliness and shopping

Around 90.4 billion euros in e-commerce sales in 2022 alone are clear evidence: Germany has long been bitten by the bug of online shopping. But can this trend really be seen as something positive? Is the shipping of parcels still justifiable at all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: GreenPickUp: Smart and sustainable parcel delivery in urban areas...
03.04.2023   #online trading #retail

"GreenPickUp": Smart and sustainable parcel delivery in urban areas

How this new concept with mobile parcel stations, data analysis and algorithms is shaking up the industry

The future of inner-city logistics could become greener and more efficient. "GreenPickUp" aims to develop an intelligent data platform that will optimize the intra-urban flow of goods across all sectors. This is more important today than ...

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18.03.2023   #event #logistics

LogiMAT

25.04.2023 - 27.04.2023 | Stuttgart, Germany

The opening event for intralogistics in the heart of EuropeThe ever-changing markets require flexible and innovative logistics. Processes must be continuously monitored and optimized. This requires a sensitive awareness of an abundance of offerings ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A lever for the circular economy?
30.01.2023   #online trading #sustainability

A lever for the circular economy?

The advantages of a marketplace model

Online retail continues to boom in Germany. The German Retail Association (HDE) forecasts growth of 12.4 per cent for 2022 compared to 2021. However, this brings with it further challenges - for example, the destruction of returns. Not only do they ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Become the hero of your customers!
11.01.2023   #online trading #e-commerce

Become the hero of your customers!

Optimise your international shipping strategy – here's how

Omnichannel shopping is in high demand. Almost half of European online shoppers ordered internationally last year. For many e-commerce companies, the opportunities offered by selling their goods internationally are tempting. But in order to retain ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Weekly groceries almost delivering themselves to your doorstep...
09.01.2023   #online trading #e-commerce

Weekly groceries almost delivering themselves to your doorstep

LOXO presents Europe's first autonomous delivery vehicle for last mile delivery

Lack of staff and processes with optimization potential in retail? LOXO kills two birds with one stone and releases the brand new LOXO Alpha on the streets of Switzerland already at the beginning of this year: an innovative answer to the dynamically ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Joint forces to create the future of autonomous delivery...
12.12.2022   #Tech in Retail #app

Joint forces to create the future of autonomous delivery

Carrefour and Goggo Network French trialling autonomous delivery of Carrefour Drive orders

Carrefour and Goggo Network are trialling a Mobile Drive service that involves using a completely autonomous delivery vehicle. It will operate on public roads, both in heavy traffic and in normal conditions (covering 15 km at up to 70 km/h) – ...

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30.11.2022   #digitization #sustainability

"Please board, doors close automatically"

The "CargoSurfer" project aims to get parcels to their destination sustainably by public transport

Whether by bus, train, suburban railway or underground – public transport should be used more. But why only by us people? That's what the brains behind the CargoSurfer project were asking themselves. Prof. André Ludwig from ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Black Friday and Cyber Monday: challenges, stumbling blocks and solutions...
23.11.2022   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: challenges, stumbling blocks and solutions

What matters before, during and after big shopping events

Bargains, deals and savings as far as the eye can see: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, ushering in the most competitive time of the year. We spoke to Stefan Mennecke, Vice President of Sales - MEA, Central, Eastern ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Wolt Drive: Finnish delivery service now makes its fleet available to...
21.11.2022   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

"Wolt Drive": Finnish delivery service now makes its fleet available to all traders

Interview: Wolt offers local traders new opportunities to keep up with online trade

Online retail has dominated the industry not only since the pandemic. Young people in particular, but increasingly older people as well, use the web to do their shopping. This primarily benefits the market-dominating internet giants. In order for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: With mailing bags against cardboard shortage & packaging waste...
14.11.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

With mailing bags against cardboard shortage & packaging waste

Interview: Hamburg-based start-up Boomerang tries to solve two problems of online trade with one stone thanks to an innovative idea

Since the pandemic, online trade is booming like never before. But what sounds like a blessing can also become a burden. Packaging waste is increasing rapidly and polluting the environment. At the same time, the global crises are causing a shortage ...

Thumbnail-Photo: DHL Supply Chain expands partnership with Locus Robotics...
26.10.2022   #logistics #automation

DHL Supply Chain expands partnership with Locus Robotics

Locus autonomous mobile robots double e-commerce productivity for global outdoor apparel retail brand Carhartt

Locus Robotics, a producer of mobile robots (AMRs) for fulfillment warehouses, announces the expansion of their partnership with DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics leader within Deutsche Post DHL Group. The extended partnership includes the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Uber and Nuro announce 10-year partnership for autonomous food deliveries...
12.09.2022   #Tech in Retail #delivery

Uber and Nuro announce 10-year partnership for autonomous food deliveries

Multi-year, multiple market partnership will begin with deliveries in Mountain View, California and Houston, Texas

Uber and Nuro, a leading autonomous vehicle company, have announced a multi-year partnership to use Nuro's autonomous, electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tesco electrifies deliveries to more than 400 stores...
24.08.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Tesco electrifies deliveries to more than 400 stores

Introduction of new electric truck will help improve air quality and reduce emissions

In an industry first, Tesco has become the first retailer to launch a zero-emission electric lorry to make deliveries from its distribution centres to stores in city centres. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Autonomous flying warehouse drones reach luxury retail ecommerce...
09.08.2022   #Tech in Retail #automation

Autonomous flying warehouse drones reach luxury retail ecommerce fulfillment

PFS partners with Vimaan for automated inventory tracking solutions

PFS, an eCommerce order fulfillment provider, announced a partnership with Vimaan, a technology provider delivering computer vision-enabled solutions for warehouse inventory tracking, control and management.Initially, PFS is integrating ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Implementation of the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act in industry and...
03.08.2022   #sustainability #supply chain management

Implementation of the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act in industry and trade

Creating transparency and acting more efficiently

On 1 January 2023, the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz – LkSG) will come into force, affecting both manufacturing and retail sectors. Sapio Research conducted a study of the LkSG’s implementation on ...

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 ...

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06.07.2022   #digitization #sustainability

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. ...

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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 #app

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   #customer experience #logistics

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 #food delivery service

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 ...

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63073 Offenbach
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1640 5th Street, Suite 208
90401 Santa Monica
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Essener Bogen 89
22419 Hamburg
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John-Skilton-Straße 2
97074 Würzburg
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22761 Hamburg
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