With many of its other tech-based shipping services, such as Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Key, Amazon has used technology to remove the need for a shipping carrier for last-mile delivery. From a merchant perspective, Shipping with Amazon would provide increased competition in the shipping space, while also providing Amazon with more data about the products people are buying.
Merchants are already clamoring for the opportunity to work with Amazon as a carrier.
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Some fleets will now be able to use KeepTruckin ELDs to take advantage of the greater flexibility AOBRDs offer when it comes to driving mode and how much speed it takes to trigger it.
OPEC is ready to put more oil into a market that very much needs it. The expanded Panama Canal is already altering global trade flows. UBS says that brokerage incumbents reign supreme and that disruptors are not a major factor. Sweden gets the world's first road that recharges electric trucks as they move over it. JP and Chad discuss all these topics and more on this week's episode.
The Court declined to provide guidance on whether the ABC test as a means of determining whether workers are employees or independent contractors under some California wage and hour laws applies to pending cases or only those filed after the opinion was issued. What does it mean?
New bill introduced in the U.S. House asks for a slight reform in the HOS relaxation rules by extending the 150-mile exemption for ag and livestock haulers throughout the year.
The constant criticism by President Donald Trump of the United States Postal Service’s package delivery deal with Amazon is manifesting itself in other ways as the administration recommends restructuring the Postal Service, possibly into a privately held corporation.
At the Future of Transportation World Conference, Andreas Thellmann from Airbus explained the potential of air taxis being used in urban spaces to reduce congestion on the roads.
The Teamsters statement on the deal with UPS suggests Sunday deliveries are in the offing, and moving cargo from rail to the road.
Months after the start of hard enforcement, there are still some drivers who know little about their ELD.
Most bills introduced now have little chance of passage, but this one may suggest something when reading between the lines.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE: RRTS) released its delayed 2017 10-K report this week.