ASOS offers Irish consumer returns via Parcel Connect network / time:matters pilots 60-minute same-day delivery in seven German cities / Strategic arrangement of the InPost to the benefit of the Polish public sector / Western European e-commerce expected to reach 173.8 billion in 2013, 10% growth / Online sales hit £10.1bn in November in ‘strongest month for a decade’
InPost, the largest independent post operator and owner of revolutionary parcel lockers, extends its business in terms of postal services addressed to the public sector. The company, along with the Polish Postal Group (Polska Grupa Pocztowa), will handle an enormous deal related to processing of correspondence of Polish common courts and prosecutor’s offices. A 2-year contract may be valued at as much as PLN 200 million.
On December 18th, Elemental Holding debuted on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It was the 22nd company whose shares have been listed on the WSE main market in 2013 – currently there are 450 companies quoted. Elemental Holding has been the 25th company in the history of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, which have switched from the NewConnect to the main market of WSE.
UPS and Google also testing delivery drones / 24 national posts to establish global e-commerce delivery network / InPost parcel lockers: survey report / Northern European e-commerce expected to reach 31 billion in 2013, 7.1% growth / Online reviews, responsive websites and good visuals drive sales: infographic
Ten times more parcels delivered parcels during the day, 50% less kilometres driven per day and 95% reduction of CO2 emissions! The results of a survey prepared by Cracow University of Science and Technology, leave no doubt. The revolutionary system of parcel lockers to send and receive shipments 24/7 does not only provide customer convenience, but is also environment-friendly. InPost parcel lockers outclass other forms of delivery.
Integer.pl Group, the owner of the largest Polish private post – InPost, and the revolutionary parcel machines, won the second edition of the ‘Polish company - International Champion’ competition in the ‘Investor’ category. The winners of the plebiscite organized by PwC were announced during the official ceremony which took place on 5 December 2013.
InPost partners with Samsung to provide parcel terminals for returns / Collect+ and Parcel Motel offer retailers an international returns service in the Republic of Ireland / Network Rail launches the first railway station parcel collection point that’s open to all retailers and carriers / US e-commerce spending up by 15 per cent on Black Friday / Amazon Prime Air to offer 30 minute deliveries within five years / Online sales grew by 16% in November as Christmas shoppers started early / Asian ecommerce to double in five years / E-commerce in Russia to increase by 25% in 2013
On December 6th, 2013 in Warsaw was held the awards ceremony of educational institutions collecting funds for scholarships within the Solidarna Szkoła campaign. Part of the meeting was a discussion on the problems and challenges of the scholarship market in Poland. The ceremony was attended by headmasters, teachers and students of distinguished schools, as well as invited journalists.
Integer.pl Group, the owner of the largest global network of parcel lockers has concluded a strategic agreement with Samsung. Having completed the pilot program, InPost parcel lockers are implementing some permanent logistical activities for Samsung's equipment warranty repairs. The partnership is an example of the reverse logistics commonly used by the company, that enables easy and fast service returns, as well as exchange and complaint procedures. The service is free of charge for all Samsung customers.
InPost parcel lockers head to Central America and the Caribbean! / Neopost pilots parcel locker terminals in France / Amazon Reportedly Eyeing Up London Underground Ticket Offices As Delivery Drop-Off Points / UK shoppers set to spend £5bn online this Christmas / UK online retailers predict 30 November as the busiest day for Christmas sales