Author Archives for Léa Wertheimer

Drones: Swiss Post to regularly transport lab samples across the Zurich lake basin in future

As of 17 December 2018, Swiss Post will begin transporting lab samples across the Zurich lake basin on behalf of the Zentrallabor Zürich (ZLZ) lab. Test flights in June demonstrated that the drones provide true added value to the laboratory. They are about five times faster than conventional road transport, save valuable time for patients and are also more ecological.

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A drone that can now defy the weather

The people of Lugano have become accustomed to seeing the Swiss Post drone in the skies. It reliably transports blood samples an average of 15 times a day, back and forth between two hospitals – and it keeps getting faster. It can now also fly in rainy weather.

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At Swiss Post, Christmas starts at the end of November

A long-standing US tradition is gaining ground here in Switzerland, too. Stores and online shops compete for customers with Black Friday bargains. And shoppers are happy to take advantage of these sales. It is a joy that Martin Borer, Head of Sorting at the Härkingen parcel center, shares. Swiss Post is upgrading its facilities to ensure that goods ordered online can be delivered on time.

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