Category «Business»

Blackstone makes €8 bln bet on European urban warehousing

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Blackstone has acquired an € 8 bln portfolio of warehouses and dark kitchens in Europe. The world’s biggest real estate investor bets that e-commerce and delivery services will play an increasingly big role in Europe. The private equity group created a separate company, Mileway, to hold the properties in a move seen as a precursor to …

PostRobots: future city logistics

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A parcel robot is a new option for the delivery of millions of packages. That eternal parcel delivery terror with vans that cause inconvenience? Your bell that sounds again when your neighbor is not at home, but a package with a pair of new shoes is delivered? That will no longer be necessary if a …

It’s Green Postal Day today

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A Green Postal Day has been added to the mobility actions in the European Mobility Week campaign and Zero Emissions Day. “Green Postal Day” promotes sustainable mobility and climate protection. This year will mark the world’s very first Green Postal Day, in which eighteen postal companies across the globe are participating.

German StreetScooter to enter Chinese market

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The market entry of German StreetScooter in China continues the internationalization of the company after the strategic cooperation with the Japanese logistics company Yamato. Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter and automobile manufacturer Chery Holding Group sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to begin local production, sourcing, and development of last-mile electric light commercial vehicles (eLCV) specially tailored …