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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
New European standards remove cross-border ecommerce hurdles through unified processes and procedures for customs and duties for low-value consignments.
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
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.
The European Commission’s eIDAS regulation heralds the digital single market in Europe and is the starting bell for the communications logistics industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Succeeding in the digital economy means implementing the 8 rules of communication logistics. A roadmap for every service provider.
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.
Why, in a networked world, our competitiveness as a region depends on replacing proprietary networks with open global network solutions and systems.
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.
The future of ecommerce depends on b2c e-commerce retailers actively shaping CEN standardization to prevent incumbent postal services from developing closed delivery networks.
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.
A summary of the disruptive developments shaping B2C ecommerce and commercial letter post delivery, their impact on the national postal operators, retailers and consumers.
Solynews: Walter Trezek on ecommerce fulfillment in global postal ecommerce and courier, express & parcel delivery.
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.
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.
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.
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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