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Google has debuted its new hybrid cloud management platform, Anthos, allowing enterprises to manage and deploy workloads across both Google’s public cloud, on premise and other public clouds. Google Cloud said the new platform is a response to the increasingly hybrid cloud infrastructure organisations are opting for, and the move

The last-mile delivery is expensive and difficult. It’s also high stakes, a failed delivery attempt is enough to damage the customer’s perception of the entire shopping journey. In an attempt to ease these pain points, technology companies, retailers and logistics businesses have been piloting autonomous delivery robots to transport packages

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New statistics from Australia Post show the biggest online shopping week is now in November as Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales become even more popular with consumers. According to the Australia Post 2019 eCommerce industry report, Inside Australian Online Shopping, the two significant shopping events, Black Friday and Cyber

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Australia Post’s parcel business continues to grow but a decline in letters has dragged down the company’s half yearly profit. For the six months to December 31, 2018, AusPost made a profit before tax of $154 million, down 36 per cent year-on-year. Register now for Which-50’s Business of Chatbots webinar Letter

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Australia Post will add 1,000 three-wheeled electric vehicles (eDVs) to its fleet to help cope with the increasing volume of parcels being delivered across Australia. Australia Post began trialling the vehicles in 2017 and has since deployed them in all states. The new order will make AusPost the nation’s largest

Startup hub HaymarketHQ is launching a new program in partnership with Australia Post, Alibaba Cloud and Australia-China Council to help businesses enter China. The China Canvas Challenge is an online program valued at almost $5,000, but the inaugural course will be free for all participants, thanks to the corporate sponsors.

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Australia’s posties were busy right up until Christmas Eve this year, delivering more than 40 million parcels during December. The stats, released today, show Australians’ appetite for online shopping is growing, making December the biggest month in Australia Post’s history for parcel deliveries. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

Australia Post is taking full ownership of ecommerce delivery platform Aramex Global Solutions (AGS) to boost its international ecommerce capabilities.   AGS provides end-to-end cross-border logistics solutions to a portfolio of global ecommerce merchants. It was established as a joint venture between the AusPost and Dubai-based logistics company Aramex two

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More Australians are turning to online shopping to buy their Christmas gifts, spending an average of $200 each. Australian shoppers are expected to buy 30 per cent more gifts online this Christmas compared with last year, according to new Australia Post research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The

When it comes to online shopping, and despite the wide variety of opportunities Australian customers demonstrate a clear preference for particular types of purchases. According to the 2018 SAP Consumer Propensity Report, travel, fashion and entertainment top the online shopping list. Among those surveyed, 72 per cent are buying flights,