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Jun 01, 2017

Ecommerce 2.0: customs and duties

New European standards remove cross-border ecommerce hurdles through unified processes and procedures for customs and duties for low-value consignments.

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Apr 28, 2017

Cross-Border Ecommerce: Creating the Digital Single Market

Walter Trezek in Logistik Express on cross-border ecommerce and the work of industry association Ecommerce Europe in creating standards for the digital single market

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Apr 17, 2017

Ecommerce Europe Announces Harmonized Parcel Label

Ecommerce Europe chaired work at CEN to harmonize postal and supply chain management: new harmonized parcel label standard creates one item label for the delivery of merchandise to end customers.

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Apr 13, 2016

The Digital Single Market: The Age of Communication Logistics

The European Commission’s eIDAS regulation heralds the digital single market in Europe and is the starting bell for the communications logistics industry.

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Mar 31, 2016

Why B2B2C Leads to Delivery Chain Management

Business to Business to Consumer (B2B2C) is an ecommerce business model moving from the world of online retail into delivery and giving rise to a new business sector: delivery chain management.

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Mar 11, 2016

A Global Postal Network for the Digital Age

The 26th UPU Congress in Istanbul officially launches the framework for a digital global postal network, offering the products and environment in which global cross-border ecommerce can thrive.

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Feb 23, 2016

The Postal Hub Podcast: Walter Trezek

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.

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Feb 15, 2016

Why the UPU is opening access to wider postal sector players

Opening access to UPU products and services to all postal sector players is the only way to provide lasting, efficient and universally accessible postal services.

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Feb 01, 2016

Turning The Postal Business Model 180 Degrees

Modernising letter & parcel delivery means viewing the postal business model from the standpoint of the recipient, not the sender. Or ecommerce providers will organise delivery themselves.

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Jan 26, 2016

UPU Integrated Product Plan: Goodbye to Letters And Parcels

The UPU’s Integrated Product Plan (IPP) redesigns postal products & services to reflect the needs of global ecommerce, replacing letters & parcels with postal items. Will it be accepted by members?

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Nov 10, 2015

The Internet of Things leads to an Internet of Parcels

The Internet of Things is changing the cost structures and business models of services supporting the parcel delivery value chain, heralding an Internet of Parcels.

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Nov 03, 2015

The 8 Rules of Successful Communication Logistics

Succeeding in the digital economy means implementing the 8 rules of communication logistics. A roadmap for every service provider.

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Oct 27, 2015

The Internet of Things Creates an Internet of Documents

The Internet of Things has revolutionised text-based communication, redefining the term ‘electronic document’, separating its constituent elements and ushering in an Internet of Documents.

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Oct 20, 2015

Open Global Network Solutions & Systems Are The Future

Why, in a networked world, our competitiveness as a region depends on replacing proprietary networks with open global network solutions and systems.

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Oct 09, 2015

9 October is World Post Day: Quo Vadis UPU?

It’s World Post Day and the 141st anniversary of the UPU. Its Istanbul World Postal Strategy needs to change termination fees to uphold the global postal network model of cooperation amongst equals.

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Apr 13, 2015

Standardization will determine the future of ecommerce

The future of ecommerce depends on b2c e-commerce retailers actively shaping CEN standardization to prevent incumbent postal services from developing closed delivery networks.

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Apr 08, 2015

An Ecommerce Business Plan For Europe

A seamless cross-border ecommerce business plan for Europe is the key to our future growth and prosperity. But if designed by the national incumbents, national barriers will remain.

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Apr 03, 2015

Disruptive Developments in B2C Ecommerce

A summary of the disruptive developments shaping B2C ecommerce and commercial letter post delivery, their impact on the national postal operators, retailers and consumers.

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Jan 27, 2015

Ecommerce Fulfillment: The Core of the Ecommerce Promise

Solynews: Walter Trezek on ecommerce fulfillment in global postal ecommerce and courier, express & parcel delivery.

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Oct 28, 2014

The Internet of Things Reinvents Parcel Delivery Services

The Internet of Things (IoT) connects everything: when my parcel knows what, when, how and where I want to receive it, parcel delivery services become truly customer-driven, intelligent & responsive.

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Oct 28, 2014

Communication Logistics News, Articles in Industry Publications

Logistics news and features: Industry publications featuring interviews with Communication Logistics Specialist Walter Trezek

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Sep 08, 2014

EU Electronic Identification Services

The EU’s new eIDAS regulation creates the legal framework for secured electronic identification services across the EU. A plea to use existing CEN postal standards to fill this framework regulation.

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Jun 15, 2014

Japan Post: Successfully Responding To Ecommerce Growth & Shrinking Mail Volumes

Best practice series: Japan Post has achieved a successful turnaround by stabilizing failing mail volumes and introducing new products and services to support ecommerce growth.

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Jun 10, 2014

Alibaba:Changing The Global Postal Network From Within

Alibaba invests in SingPost to secure global last mile delivery, while DPDHL moves into ecommerce to secure volumes, and parcel boxes to retain end customers. Which is the winning strategy?

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Jun 03, 2014

Data Protection Regulations: Good News For Direct Marketing Mail!

New data protection regulations & trust frameworks enable physical direct marketing mail to be more specific, more targeted and profiled, bringing better marketing investment returns (ROMI).

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