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FODEL and 7eleven partner to create UAE chain of e-com pick-up points
7eleven partners with FODEL to offer online shoppers even more pick-up locations as alternative to home delivery for ecommerce parcels
SEKO Logistics triples size of Chicago infrastructure
The new SEKO Chicago facility will be a cross border ecommerce parcel processing hub for its growing international, domestic and returns parcel solutions.
Noon.com to deliver keynote Q and A at Leaders in Logistics Breakfast
The breakfast conference and networking session will bring together top executives from the e-commerce logistics and last mile sectors
FedEx withdraws from Amazon contract, dealing blow to next-day delivery
It isn’t clear when the current FedEx Express contract expires, and it should be noted that FedEx has said the decision doesn't affect its other contracts with Amazon, such as last mile ground delivery.
Ford and Agility developing humanoid robot for last mile delivery
‘Digit robot’ will work with autonomous vehicle to deliver parcels to the doorstep
DHL Express collaborates with EHang on last-mile drone delivery
The EHang drone has already taken its inaugural flight for a DHL customer, making DHL the first international express company to provide such a service in China.
Walmart counters Amazon with next-day shipping in select cities
Walmart is the largest company in the United States by employee count (2.3-million), while Amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world and the second largest employer in the United States.
Aramex expands crowd-based delivery in Saudi with local workforce
Aramex plans to double the amount of Saudi-based pick-up points in the next two years
Pakistan’s Bykea on-demand transport app raises millions for expansion
Bykea, Pakistan's largest network of motorbikes for transport, logistics and payments raises $5.7 million in Series A funding
Al-Futtaim launches credit card payments for UAE last mile
The new point of sale (POS) service is part of Al-Futtaim Logistics’ customer centric enhancements, giving customers the flexibility of multiple payment options, the company said in a release.
Last mile tech start-up FODEL aims to solve GCC’s parcel delivery problems
FODEL offers a network of pick-up locations as an alternative to home delivery, enabling customers to receive orders when it suits them.
Autonomous Vehicles: the future of doorstep deliveries
Kushal Nahata, CEO & co-founder, FarEye, looks at the future of autonomous vehicles and their role in consumer-demanded doorstep deliveries

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