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Why did Google purchase BufferBox™? Walter Trezek explains Google’s ecommerce business model, and why it battles with Amazon to retain access to consumers.
Succeeding in the digital economy means implementing the 8 rules of communication logistics. A roadmap for every service provider.
OECD, UPU and EU ecommerce fraud prevention measures will create more secure and compliant trade “super-highways” & protect Free Trade Zones.
Postal identity management & the postal value chain:proof of identity, user authentication and trust services form the backbone of data-driven postal provision.
Print volumes will rise due cloud printing. Today’s business professionals expect to print from mobile devices, supported by a secure logistics environment.
New European standards remove cross-border ecommerce hurdles through unified processes and procedures for customs and duties for low-value consignments.
A short history of postal services; their development from analogue, to hybrid, digital and now fully integrated, communication logistics service providers.
Retail networks in Europe and North America join forces with global ecommerce platforms for last mile delivery, putting parcel post revenues under threat.
Can national postal services - the dominant parcel delivery service providers – survive alternative delivery methods, competitors and changing business models?
GDPR & trust frameworks enable physical direct marketing mail to be more specific, targeted and profiled, bringing better marketing investment returns (ROMI).
Overview of EU & UPU legislation behind the single, global electronic advanced data (EAD) dataset which is mandatory for all cross-border delivery from 1.1.2021
Logistics news and features: Industry publications featuring interviews with Communication Logistics Specialist Walter Trezek
Walter Trezek in Logistik Express on cross-border ecommerce, and industry association Ecommerce Europe creating standards for the digital single market
Ecommerce Europe at CEN: harmonized parcel label standard creates one item label for delivering commercial items to end customers.
The European Commission’s eIDAS regulation heralds the digital single market in Europe and is the starting bell for the communications logistics industry.
The Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C) ecommerce business model shifts from online retail into delivery, and giving rise to delivery chain management.
Walter Trezek is the guest on this week’s postal, parcels and express podcast published by the Postal Hub Podcast. Interviewed by postal industry insider Ian Kerr, their conversation includes an honest and forthright discussion of terminal dues, including the imbalance in shipping rates that favours merchants based in some countries, defining new classifications of products and services for letters and parcels being delivered cross-border, the growth in cross-border ecommerce between western countries and south-east Asia, barcoding and labelling for cross-border logistics, how delivery is a key component of digital service infrastructure, and recycling and packaging in e-commerce logistics. It's a discussion that will interest anyone in the postal and parcels sector.
The Internet of Things changes the cost structures and business models of services supporting the parcel delivery value chain, heralding an Internet of Parcels.
The Internet of Things has revolutionised text-based communication, redefining the term ‘electronic document’ and ushering in an Internet of Documents.
Why, in a networked world, our competitiveness as a region depends on replacing proprietary networks with open global network solutions and systems.