PayPal Investment in Indonesia Connects Millions of New Consumers to Its Network

PayPal GoPay

PayPal joins Facebook, Google, Tencent and others as investors in Indonesian online commerce startup Gojek. This new investment will support Gojek’s mission to boost Southeast Asia’s digital economy, with a focus on supporting payments and financial services in the region. With digital payments adoption primed to accelerate exponentially, the resources of some of the world’s […]

U.S. Postal Service Suspends Services in Parts of Minneapolis Due to Safety Concerns

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The U.S. Postal Service announced this afternoon it has suspended all services at the following Minneapolis locations due to safety concerns. Powderhorn Post Office, 3045 Bloomington Ave., 55407-9998 Lake Street Post Office, 110 E. 31st St., 55408-3103 Minnehaha Post Office, 3033 27th Ave. S, 55406-9998 Not only are the retail operations suspended, but also delivery […]

USPS International Shipments Take Forever Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

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The U.S. Postal Service is struggling with international shipments and online merchants need to consider the situation and make appropriate adjustments to their selling strategy. Over the last two weeks I have seen an alarming uptick on Facebook online seller and merchant groups complaints about stuck shipments and no USPS tracking updates for weeks. Sometimes, […]

DHL Global Forwarding Launches myDHLi One-Stop Customer Portal For Digital Logistics

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DHL Global Forwarding, Deutsche Post DHL Group’s air and ocean freight specialist, has launched myDHLi, a fully integrated online platform for freight forwarding customers. myDHLi’s highly intuitive user interface makes it easy to use and ensures that customers have all relevant information at hand. Reflecting already well established social media functions like follow and share, relevant information can be […]

ShipStation is Now Available on The Salesforce AppExchange

ShipStation

Cloud-bases shipping platform ShipStation has launched on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with its customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways. ShipStation will import orders from Salesforce, process the orders through its shipping platform, then push the tracking and shipping details back into Salesforce. This enables Salesforce users to ship orders more […]

FedEx and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Transform Commerce

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FedEx and Microsoft announced a new multiyear collaboration to help transform commerce by combining the global digital and logistics network of FedEx with the power of Microsoft’s intelligent cloud. Together, FedEx and Microsoft aim to create opportunities for their customers through multiple joint offerings powered by Azure and Dynamics 365. This collaboration will use data […]

DHL Express Adds e-Cargo Cycles For Deliveries in Miami

DHL Express E-Bike

DHL Express is partnering with REEF Technology to pilot the use of four new low-power electric-assist e-Cargo Cycles for deliveries across Miami. The three-wheeled cycles are equipped with accompanying cargo container and are capable of pulling up to 400 pounds or 60 cubic feet in volume. The two companies are bringing the environmentally friendly e-Cargo Cycles […]

Royal Mail Boss Steps Down With Immediate Effect

Royal Mail

While the change in the leadership at the U.S. Postal Service was planned, it was announced today by Royal Mail Group that its chief executive Rico Back will step down immediately. Back steps down after less than two years leading U.K.’s postal service through tumultuous labor disputes and questions about the mail service’s operational response […]