Konga’s PoD back for benefits of clients August 1


Konga, Nigeria’s leading e-commerce giant is set to relaunch Pay On Delivery (POD) from August 1, 2018 in Lagos before extending the service to other states from September 1, 2018. The reintroduction of the service follows a successful run that saw the achievement of same day delivery of approximately 97 percent of product orders in […]

FedEx, UPS hit as Amazon ‘plots shipping expansion’

Amazon is reportedly embarking on a further expansion of its shipping services with a programme to pick up from companies that sell on its site. The firm is considering offering the service to other businesses as well, according to Wall Street Journal report. Investors dumped shares of existing shipping companies FedEx and UPS in response […]

DHL to deploy electric vans in major cities by 2018

Deutsche Post DHL Group is planning to deploy 2,500 new electric vans on the street of major cities by the end of next year, it has emerged. The plan follows the production and unveiling by both DHL and Ford Motor Corporation, the United States vehicle producer, of a jointly manufactured electric delivery van. There is […]

$500bn global shipping industry embraces consolidation as firms get bigger

The $500 billion world’s shipping industry appears to be rising well from the ashes of the sector’s worst-ever crisis a year ago with a consolidation mission that is seeing operators determined to get bigger and bigger, according to information from a Bloomberg report seen by Businesamlive. Container ships used in the transportation of sneakers, bananas, […]