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Yodel looks ahead to 2016 peak volumes

Keith Basnett, chief operating officer at Yodel, speaks to Postal Technology International about peak volumes in 2016 and what lessons can be taken from the previous year

Intelligent and efficient hub development

Mark Ryder, head of marketing, Prime Group, examines how posts can increase hub capacity and efficiency in a way that is dynamic enough to allow for future changes in market trends

Lithuania Post CEO on future strategy

Following a successful 2015 that saw parcel volumes grow by 12%, Postal Technology International spoke to Lina Minderienė, CEO of Lithuania Post, about the company’s plans and the condition of the post and parcel market in the country.

Weird and wonderful deliveries

Ever wondered what the strangest parcel ever sent is? In its latest visual, Van Monster takes a look at the most unusual deliveries ever made. From a shepherd’s pie to human teeth and even a bank, some extremely unusual items have made their way through the postal system. Believe it or not, even children and cats have been mailed!

The resurgence of lettermail

Claire Borsenberger, senior researcher, and Emmanuel Vivet, deputy director, international affairs, Le Groupe La Poste, look at how digital technology is helping to transform the way lettermail is used

A winning combination

When the introduction of an €8.50 (US$9) minimum wage for German workers in January 2015 meant private postal provider Logistic Mail Factory (LMF) faced increased running costs that potentially threatened the future of the business, it looked to Pitney Bowes to optimize its mail sorting process.

Big data issues: an opportunity for postal operators?

Claire Borsenberger, senior researcher, and Emmanuel Vivet, deputy director, international affairs, Le Groupe La Poste, examine the big data market and the role posts can play in providing secure services for customers

Spring forward

Paul Taylor, head of sales and marketing UK, Spring Global Delivery Solutions, speaks to Postal Technology International about the company’s recent rebranding exercise and what it means for the future of the group.

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