ePost Global LLC Acquires International Mail and Parcel Business from R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

International shipping solutions provider to continue delivering global delivery support

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ePost Global LLC, a tech-enabled global shipping solutions provider, today announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the International Mail and Parcel Logistics Business (“International Logistics”) from R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) (NYSE: RRD). ePost Global will continue to provide cost-effective, global delivery solutions to its clients.

As a postal-qualified wholesaler, ePost Global will continue to maintain its long-standing partnerships with international logistics customers and vendors, unlocking deep discounts and solidifying relationships with global industry contacts. ePost Global anticipates no disruption to ongoing operations as it utilizes emerging technology to compete in the logistics industry.

“We are excited to grow our global footprint,” said Kapil Kalokhe, Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy at ePost Global. “This acquisition will allow us to utilize our technology expertise to bring unique innovation

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Royal Mail launches 72p parcel pick-up service

Royal Mail vans
Royal Mail vans

Royal Mail will start collecting parcels and mail from people’s homes from Wednesday as it tries to grab a bigger share of the parcel market.

The firm is trying to capitalise on a rise in online shopping which has been accelerated by the coronavirus crisis.

Royal Mail has seen parcel deliveries increase in recent years but is still on track to make a loss in 2020.

The move to collecting could be beneficial if the company can work out logistical issues, an analyst said.

Royal Mail, which already delivers parcels, is joining an already crowded parcel-collection market where it faces rivals such as DPD, Hermes and DHL.

Its Parcel Collect service, which has been trialled in parts of the west of England, will be available every day except Sunday, and there will be 72p charge per parcel, plus postage costs.

Pre-paid return packages can be collected for

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