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DHL: shortening the last mile

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Urbanization is making the last mile of delivery more complex and critical for the success of e-commerce companies, according to new research by DHL. With over 600 million more people forecast to live in urban environments by 2030 and new technologies creating opportunities for both service enhancement and disruption, online retailers and their logistics partners …

DHL opens fitting rooms in Dutch cities

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DHL has placed fitting rooms in its service points to be able to fit clothing bought online. At The Hague it is already possible to fit in and Amsterdam will follow soon. The garment that is picked up at the service point and does not fit unexpectedly can then be returned quickly and easily. 

DHL Express opens Cityhub in Groningen (NL)

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DHL Express has started in Groningen (NL) with a CityHub for sustainable city distribution. It is a local operation with a parcel shop function from which cargo bike couriers, in particular, deliver and collect parcels and where consumers can pick up and send shipments themselves.

DHL Deutsche Post presents delivery robot

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DHL Deutsche Post has selected the German town of Bad Hersfeld as its test site for a robot to accompany mail deliverers on their routes and carry their mail items. The project was announced at a joint press conference between the mayor of Bad Hersfeld, Thomas Fehling, and Jürgen Gerdes, CEO of the Post – …

DHL extends City Hub concept in the Netherlands

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DHL Express has extended its City Hub concept for environmentally-friendly urban deliveries to The Hague (NL) with a new pilot involving electric vehicles. This pilot will also deploy Deutsche Post DHL Group’s StreetScooter electric delivery van in the global DHL Express delivery network for the first time. The City Hub concept was first launched in March 2017 in …