Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, announces the CVP Everest automated packaging system by Quadient has been selected as the Sorting and Fulfillment Technology of the Year by the 2020 Parcel and Postal Technology International (PPTI) Awards. The PPTI Awards, which are in their 12th year and recognize the latest innovative developments in the postal and parcel industry, were announced this week at the Parcel+Post Expo Virtual Live conference. Award winners were chosen by a panel of leading industry executives from around the globe.
Quadient’s CVP Everest high-speed packaging system uses 3D scanning technology to construct tailor-made, right-sized individual corrugate boxes around soft or hard goods of variable sizes. CVP Everest can pack up to 1,100 packages per hour, or one parcel every three seconds. CVP Everest generates the smallest box needed to optimize all steps of parcel fulfillment, saving on labour, shipping and material costs, while increasing sustainability by eliminating excessive packaging.
PPTI Awards judge Elmar Toime, director of E Toime Consulting, said, “It’s always great to see such diversity in both, projects submitted for the awards and in the range of companies entering. Making the industry greener and customer-focused through technological innovation is an underlying theme. The awards process is a valuable initiative to give wide recognition to the advances in logistics.”
“We are honored to have been selected for this prestigious Sorting and Fulfillment Technology of the Year award,” said Geoffrey Godet, CEO, Quadient. “As e-commerce and parcel volumes continue to grow, Quadient is committed to bringing more innovative and ecofriendly solutions to the packaging market that help our customers meet the pressures of faster delivery demands, as well as reduce labour and shipping costs.”
In addition to receiving the Sorting and Fulfillment Technology of the Year Award, Quadient’s Parcel Pending Lite automated electronic locker system was named a finalist in this year’s PPTI Awards’ Final Mile Innovation of the Year category. Quadient’s Parcel Pending Lite, which securely stores packages for self-service collection and drop-off, helps retailers and carriers improve the customer experience, drive in-store traffic and improve operational efficiency.