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November 21, 2017

Should Amazon Just Buy FedEx for the last mile?

Reprinted from Barron’s SECTOR FOCUS Should Amazon Just Buy FedEx? By Teresa Rivas Nov. 17, 2017 10:08 a.m. ET While Amazon (AMZN) has made two-day and even two-hour […]
November 21, 2017

UPS joins BiTA blockchain group hoping to build a centralized shipping ledger worldwide

Reprinted from The Digital Journal  UPS joins group bringing blockchain to the shipping industry By James Walker     Nov 14, 2017 in Technology UPS has joined the Blockchain […]
September 2, 2013

decision analysis partners opens office in Hawaii

decision analysis partners is pleased to announce that it has opened an additional office in Princeville, Hawaii on the Island of Kauai. “This office will enable […]
February 24, 2013

How is the convergence of etailing and retailing affecting postal operators?

In her recent post on Quartz, Gina Chon argues that Amazon should just buy RadioShack.  Chon postulates that ” instead of setting up lockers at various random locations, […]
February 14, 2013

Implications of 3D Printing on the Postal Industry

3D printing has been around for a few years now.  One of the questions is whether it will ever take off.  The industry is growing, turning […]
November 19, 2012

Is robotic mail delivery far off?

Most of us may now be familiar with the Google driver-less cars that have been roaming Southern California for the last several years. Google says that these cars […]
May 24, 2012

Posts and mobile payments : golden goose or red herring ?

Building on the resounding success of Kenya’s M-Pesa,  many mobile operators (and payments platforms operators) have launched m-payment  systems. Mobile wallets allow for real-time, inexpensive, country-wide […]
February 27, 2012

Kenya focuses on government services

Faced with fast-declining domestic mail volumes (-15% in 2011) Kenya’s Post (PCK) has adopted a new strategy to offer government services, such as the processing of […]