Major aviation players are seeking FAA approval for remote pilots to fly aircraft where they can’t see them.
Amazon’s drone delivery dream isn’t dead, but it may be time for the firm to reassess its strategy.
DroneUp, the company powering drone delivery for the largest retailer in the world, has trimmed its head count.
California-based Zipline just raised $330 million at a $4.2 billion valuation — greater than any U.S. drone company or any drone delivery company globally.
The XPO contract logistics spinoff GXO is expanding its shared warehousing solution globally, starting with the European market.
Warehouse robotics firm Locus Robotics announced a major automation solution for AMR fleets, LocusOne.
Supply chain and logistics firms are making their solutions known at the industry’s largest event. Here’s the most notable news.
Making its U.S. debut at ProMat in Chicago, CoEvolution is seeking new partners to get its technology into U.S. warehouses.
Yale Lift Truck Technologies, formerly Yale, showed off its latest tech at the 2023 ProMat supply chain conference in Chicago.
San Francisco Bay Area-based Nimble Robotics has now raised a total of $115 million to help reduce warehouse size by up to 75%.
The Mountain View, California-based drone delivery firm announced an array of new software and hardware updates.
The U.S. arm of Just Eat Takeaway will have a new CEO following current chief executive Adam DeWitt’s resignation.
Outlining the next phase of its development, Wing revealed its new approach to fully autonomous urban drone delivery networks.
The startup, led by veterans of last-mile delivery platform AxleHire, rolled out a new solution for perishable shippers.
E-commerce SaaS platform BigCommerce added flexibility for sellers with a buy-online, pick-up-in-store offering.
Shyft Group’s Blue Arc electric delivery vehicle set a new benchmark for fuel efficiency, per the EPA.
The U.S. Postal Service has enlisted Ford as part of a push to add more than 66,000 electric delivery vehicles to its fleet by 2028.
Crstl looks to take on the digitization of transactions and data sharing between brands and major retailers like Walmart and Target.
In a pair of announcements, Amazon committed to improving the delivery experience for both customers and drivers.
FreightWaves and bp pulse fleet President Vic Shao break down the present and future of electric infrastructure.
Target plans to add a half-dozen sortation centers to its U.S. network by 2026, bolstering its last-mile capabilities.
Pactum CEO and co-founder Martin Rand explains where AI fits into supply chain contract negotiations.
Shippo launches Shipping Elements, a suite of embeddable shipping components for e-commerce platforms.
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East Palestine residents and rail unions face an uncertain future in the aftermath of a Norfolk Southern freight train derailment.
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Per The Information, Instacart is looking to deliver items like office and cleaning supplies to small businesses.
The e-commerce shipping platform granted its customers access to the last-mile parcel delivery service’s network of logistics assets.
Growing big and bulky delivery provider Bungii wants to pay its drivers more quickly and conveniently.
In the inaugural Moving World Report, UP.Partners dives deep into what drives today’s mobility industry — and examines what’s holding it back.
Amazon may face an Federal Trade Commission antitrust lawsuit in the coming months, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Merchants on the Shippo platform can now access FedEx services like Ground Economy without creating a FedEx account.
Having obtained a milestone Standard Part 135 Air Carrier Certification, Flytrex is ready for takeoff.
Companies in need of supply chain visibility can now leverage FourKites data through their existing internal platforms.
For just $5 per month, Prime members can choose from 52 eligible medications and have them delivered to their doorstep, free of charge.
As part of Amazon’s some 18,000 job cuts, a “significant number” of employees at several drone delivery facilities reportedly were laid off.
In a blockbuster new partnership, Walmart will offer its GoLocal and Store Assist technologies through the Salesforce app.
Cargo drone manufacturer and delivery provider Elroy Air hit a new high after signing a deal with Dublin-based LCI.
Starting Jan. 31, more U.S. merchants, including those on the BigCommerce platform, can access Amazon Prime services like free and next-day delivery.
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Electric vehicle fleet provider Lightning eMotors has introduced a new tool to help operators get the most out of their EV fleets.
E-commerce giant Amazon will lay off over 18,000 workers during its current round of job cuts, first reported in November.
Shopper engagement services provider Relationshop acquired grocery e-commerce firm Stor.ai for more than $50 million.
Food delivery app DoorDash gets into parcels with its new Package Pickup feature.
Cepton’s Vista-X120 Plus is billed as the world’s slimmest software definable, top-end automotive lidar solution.
Tesla, GM, Chevy and other EV makers may see early volume before revised tax credit provisions’ full criteria take effect.
Electric vehicle maker Workhorse announced that it escaped action from the Securities and Exchange Commission related to fraud accusations.
For the fourth time this year, grocery delivery platform Instacart has cut its valuation, despite hints of an IPO.
In yet another drone-related patent filing, Ford is looking at flying within aerial corridors above roads.
The e-commerce giant’s long-awaited drone delivery service finally got off the ground on Christmas Eve.
With so many truckers but so few parking spaces, TruckParkingClub.com has found a way to create more of the latter.
American Eagle’s logistics arm has partnered with JLL to open fulfillment centers with a rent-as-a-percentage-of-revenue payment model.
Route-planning platform Circuit surveyed delivery drivers about their biggest pet peeves around the holidays.
Walmart and DroneUp continued to expand their drone delivery footprint this week with launches in three new states.
Building on partnerships with Motional, Serve Robotics and Nuro, Uber Eats announced a collaboration with self-driving vehicle maker Cartken.
The Government of Rwanda will enlist Zipline to be able to make autonomous deliveries to the nation’s entire population.
Electric vehicle users on the Lyft platform will be eligible for up to 45% savings when charging within EVgo’s network.
Customers can now tip Amazon drivers by saying “thank you,” but a lawsuit accuses the company of using tips for itself.
The terms of the merger between the two rapid grocery delivery firms may look different than previously reported.
Canada’s GoBolt, which is building an end-to-end supply chain network powered by an all-electric fleet, receives Series C financing.
The approximately $10 million settlement includes around $3.3 million that the firm repaid merchants in 2021.
Ford will help DHL electrify its last-mile fleet worldwide as it moves closer to its own sustainability goals.
Drone delivery provider Matternet is ready for takeoff after receiving a milestone Production Certificate from the FAA this week.
The health and wellness retailer will offer more than 27,000 products for delivery in as little as one hour, 24 hours a day.
Cupertino, California-based Inxeption looks to overhaul B2B commerce through a new end-to-end partnership.
With a valuation of close to $2 billion after its latest round of funding, Locus is “ready to go” for IPO.
According to a report by the Financial Times, TikTok is struggling to grow its e-commerce business — and it’s looking for outside help.
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Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has been widely panned for driving away advertisers, but could he have a larger plan?
El Distrito Este de Nueva York presentó un cese y desistimiento contra la empresa la semana pasada
A cease-and-desist order filed by a New York City court could give Amazon warehouse workers added protections when attempting to unionize.
Launching in California this week, Xpede looks to shake up the app-based delivery game with an unorthodox selection.
Supply chain and logistics companies got time in the limelight on Time magazine’s list of the 200 Best Inventions of 2022.
Following through on a legislation package approved last fall, New York City is eyeing unprecedented wages for delivery workers.
E-commerce platform Cart.com is working with FedEx to streamline the online shopping experience for merchants and consumers.
NYT: La empresa elimina 10.000 empleados, el mayor recorte de puestos de trabajo de su historia
If Amazon goes ahead with mass layoffs to its retail division, the cuts could impact the firm’s e-commerce and logistics services.
Uber just rolled out several features ahead of the holidays, including a new Holiday Shop and an upgrade to Uber Connect.
After launching commercial services in California and Texas, Amazon Prime Air came out with a new delivery drone design.
Target has unveiled a new store model geared toward omnichannel fulfillment that soon will become the standard design.
Alphabet’s Wing this week teamed with DoorDash on a limited drone delivery service in Logan, Australia, where it has operated since 2019.
Over the next few weeks, Google will add the ability to track packages directly from your inbox.
U.S. policymakers and electric vehicle manufacturers have a path to making EVs accessible to every American.
Amazon has completed 5 million deliveries with Rivian’s custom electric delivery vans since the program launched in July.
Eight companies took home Best in Show awards at FreightWaves’ F3: Future of Freight Festival.
San Francisco-based Loop wants to simplify logistics payments through a fundamentally different approach to technology.
In this F3 Fireside Chat, FreightWaves’ Rachel Premack sat down with Ajay Agarwal of Bain Capital and Amrith Ravi and Reiss Jensen of Section Partners.
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Uber Technologies reported earnings Tuesday before the bell, and investors took kindly to the results.
Target-owned Shipt has come under fire for allegedly misclassifying workers as independent contractors.
Delivery drones are showing their last-mile value on a mission to hard-to-reach customers on Sanibel Island, Florida.
According to research from PayPal, retailers and shoppers see eye to eye on returns more than you’d think.
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As part of a companywide restructuring, Gopuff conducted another round of layoffs, primarily affecting its customer service team.
Logistics and delivery companies are exploring how to optimize trips to multiresidence buildings like apartment complexes.
HyperTrack’s new Playground feature simulates a delivery environment for customers to test out last-mile strategies.
An Amazon warehouse in Upstate New York will not become the second to unionize after workers vote no.
DroneDek and A2Z Drone Delivery are integrating DroneDek’s “mailbox of the future” with A2Z’s Rapid Delivery System drone solution.