DHL to link Europe and Asia with fast rail connection
DHL Global Forwarding, Freight has extended its route offerings between Asia and Europe for intermodal shipments. The new service now offers two routes that combine rail and road transportation: daily shipments from Shanghai via the trans-Siberian route in the North and a weekly departure from Chengdu through China's West Corridor rail line.
Deutsche Post enter travel market
Deutsche Post and ADAC (Allgemeine Deutsche Automobilclub), the largest automobile club in Germany and Europe, are entering the newly opened long distance bus market with their first intercity connections starting November 1, 2013. The ADAC Postbus - the name of the future joint travel offer - will hit the road with the following routes:
Is collect-in-person killing parcel delivery?
The general and business mailing industry has witnessed a steady decline over the last few years. With the advent of email, mobile and social communications, the need to send physical letters has diminished. There are now fears this is occurring in the parcel delivery industry as well.