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Drivers in Sydney and Melbourne can now sign up to deliver packages for Amazon under the US giants’ gig economy-style courier service.   Amazon is bolstering its local delivery services by launching Amazon Flex in Sydney and Melbourne, which allows drivers to select when they would like to work and use

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Australia Post has partnered with fulfilment technology provider, Doddle, to further extend its network of collect and return locations for online shoppers. The expanded network will offer shoppers the choice to collect and return online shopping at different locations including supermarkets, pharmacies and department stores nationwide, as well as post

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Online shoppers are placing more of a premium on when, where and how they receive parcels than the speed of delivery, according to the latest CommBank Retail Insights report. Whereas the majority of retailers surveyed (58 per cent) are focused on getting goods as fast as possible to their customers,

Australia Post is recruiting 3,700 seasonal workers to help it process and deliver “unprecedented parcel volumes” in the lead up to Christmas. Last year Australia Post delivered over 40 million parcels in December alone – an 11.7 per cent increase on the previous year – including two record breaking days,

More than 300,000 Brisbane shoppers now have access to grocery deliveries within two hours following the introduction of Woolworths’ Delivery Now service from six local supermarkets. Customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked

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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

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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

The arrival of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has brought back into focus the demands faced by retailers during the busiest time of the year, especially around click & collect. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The multi-channel nature of click & collect poses challenges to retailers who have