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3D printing to disrupt selected manufacturing techniques says DHL

DHL has been testing a variety of both 3D printing hardware and techniques for several years and has identified applications that have potential to redefine manufacturing and supply chain strategies. Also known as additive technology, 3D printing involves manufacturing products by layering heated plastic or metal injected from the nozzle of a 3D printer onto a plate to create a three-dimensional object, potentially replacing processes such as forging and molding at a fraction of the cost. Mercedes Benz Trucks has launched a 3D printed spare parts service and in healthcare, 3D printing allied to scanners is creating custom-made external and internal items from prosthetics to dental crowns. Bu

By | 2016-12-02T05:30:26+00:00 November 29th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

USPS ready for record Cyber Monday

Postal Service, the largest e-commerce deliverer, is ready. Order free flat-rate USPS Priority Mail boxes at usps.com/freeboxes — delivered to any home or businessSkip the trip to a Post Office with Click-N-Ship. More USPS holiday news, including shipping deadlines and Santa mail, can be found at usps.com/holidaynews. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. Fo

By | 2016-11-28T17:30:56+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

WTCC driver José María López wins second consecutive DHL Pole Position Award

Ahead of the final race of the 2016 season in Qatar, Trent Eastgate, DHL Express VP Commercial Qatar, presented the trophy to López during a special ceremony at the Losail International Circuit near Doha. Citroën C-Elysée driver dominates Award race with seven out of eleven pole positionsAward emphasizes the importance of speed, preparation and determination not only during the race but also in logisticsDHL, the Official Logistics Partner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), has recognized José María López, driver for the Citroën Total WTCC team, with his second DHL Pole Position Award. The driver will donate the DHL prize money to Fundación Baccigalupo, a charitable organization in

By | 2016-12-01T05:30:41+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

WTCC driver José María López wins second consecutive DHL Pole Position Award

Ahead of the final race of the 2016 season in Qatar, Trent Eastgate, DHL Express VP Commercial Qatar, presented the trophy to López during a special ceremony at the Losail International Circuit near Doha. Citroën C-Elysée driver dominates Award race with seven out of eleven pole positionsAward emphasizes the importance of speed, preparation and determination not only during the race but also in logisticsDHL, the Official Logistics Partner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), has recognized José María López, driver for the Citroën Total WTCC team, with his second DHL Pole Position Award. The driver will donate the DHL prize money to Fundación Baccigalupo, a charitable organization in

By | 2016-12-04T00:49:06+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Nico Rosberg and Williams Martini Racing win DHL Awards

Nico Rosberg was recognized for achieving six fastest laps, while Williams Martini Racing was honored for recording 14 fastest pit stops over the season. This year marks Rosberg’s first entry into the history books as both the DHL Fastest Lap Award winner and winner of the 2016 FIA Formula OneTM Drivers’ World Championship. He has achieved the fastest laps at the Grands Prix in Bahrain, Sochi (Russia), Montreal, Baku, Silverstone (UK), and Sepang (Malaysia).“It is a nice bonus to receive the DHL Fastest Lap Award 2016 at the end of an incredible year. It has been the fastest car all year – and this award recognises that fact,” said Nico Rosberg a

By | 2016-12-01T05:30:27+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Some 2,500 young people began their vocational training at Deutsche Post DHL Group in 2016

Depending on their area of interest and own unique talents, each of these young individuals will train in one of about 15 occupational fields and twelve dual courses of study. In 2016 some 2.500 young people decided in favor of an apprenticeship at Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s leading postal and logistics services company. As Employer of Choice, with more than 500,000 employees worldwide, Deutsche Post DHL Group aspires to create optimal working conditions for current and future employees and trainees – an area in which the Group has already received multiple distinctions. Deutsche Post DHL Group also offers vocational training for office-based jobs such as IT

By | 2016-11-25T05:30:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL analysis enables deep dive into supplier networks

The online collaboration service allows multinational companies to visualize the full picture of their supply network, including first tier suppliers, their suppliers and so forth. DHL analysis enables deep dive into supplier networksDHL's new Transparency Portal allows customers to gather the relevant data in order to better assess their vulnerability to natural disasters, regulatory issues, concentration risks or political upheavals. DHL Resilience360 extends risk management and software service portfolio with Transparency PortalDHL further expands its supply chain management and analysis portfolio by launching the DHL Resilience360 Transparency Portal. The online collab

By | 2016-11-25T05:30:33+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

Postal Service Showcases more 2017 Stamps

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service today announced more subjects that will be featured on Forever stamps in the new year. Postal Service Director, Stamp Services. The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.pdf. For more inform

By | 2016-11-22T17:30:58+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

UPS Launches Chatbot And Accelerates On Path Toward Use Of Artificial Intelligence

The UPS chatbot, available through Facebook Messenger, Skype and Amazon platforms, provides users with a convenient and conversational interface that is different from those offered on the UPS website or UPS mobile apps. For example, UPS customers can use simple phrases like “shipping rates” to get prompt voice responses in English. Amazon users can access the UPS chatbot through Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa, which features voice-recognition capabilities. “The UPS chatbot and the upcoming in

By | 2016-11-21T21:52:38+00:00 November 21st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments

DHL and partners celebrate entrepreneurial spirit at DHL Innovation Day

This years’ event highlighted various industry dynamics and challenges from both a social and technological perspective, such as the growing demand for new sustainable solutions as well as the dominant role of automation in future supply chains. Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, awarded Smart for the most innovative customer solution for the ‘Smart Ready to Drop’ last mile delivery solution. Smart partnered with DHL Parcel to jointly develop a service that enables Smart car owners to have their parcels delivered to their car trunk. During the DHL Innovation Day, three leading logistics start-ups pitched their solutions in front of Alex von Frankenberg (High-Tech Gründerfonds) Peer Bentzen (Deutsche Post DHL Group) and the wel

By | 2016-11-23T17:30:21+00:00 November 21st, 2016|News, shippers, Shipping|0 Comments