Quiet Platforms president leaves company
Shekar Natarajan moves on as logistics provider Quiet Platforms looks to improve on a disappointing outlook.
Shekar Natarajan moves on as logistics provider Quiet Platforms looks to improve on a disappointing outlook.
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.
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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.
In a pair of announcements, Amazon committed to improving the delivery experience for both customers and drivers.
Target plans to add a half-dozen sortation centers to its U.S. network by 2026, bolstering its last-mile capabilities.
Shippo launches Shipping Elements, a suite of embeddable shipping components for e-commerce platforms.
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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.
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.
A new survey of gig workers found that a majority have no plans to leave the industry, despite concerns of income stability and health benefits.
The Warehouse Worker Protection Act is designed to provide transparency and worker protections to warehouse employees in the state of New York, which has seen several skirmishes over working conditions at Amazon facilities.
American Eagle’s logistics arm has partnered with JLL to open fulfillment centers with a rent-as-a-percentage-of-revenue payment model.
Delivery management platform Locus has added a new option for retailers to better optimize last-mile delivery while optimizing capacity and business needs.
Walmart and DroneUp continued to expand their drone delivery footprint this week with launches in three new states.
Amazon has made the returns process easy and convenient for customers, but many retailers have yet to master the art of the return. Spencer Kieboom, founder of Pollen Returns, talks about the role technology can play in the process.
A tax code throat punch promises to make gig work and online selling as fun as a trip to the morgue and as profitable as the average Mega Millions ticket.
An analysis of supply chain job postings has found that, despite interest in automation technology, many companies are not seeking candidates with technological experience.
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.
A Circuit survey shows that most delivery drivers are concerned about losing their jobs, but they are interested in working with driverless and drone deliveries.
Geodis is now offering U.S.-based e-commerce companies air zone skipping service to Canada.
Electric vehicle users on the Lyft platform will be eligible for up to 45% savings when charging within EVgo’s network.
Matternet drones will begin flying a 7-minute route in Zurich, Switzerland, in one of the world’s largest beyond visual line of sight pilot programs.
Robotic delivery firm Kiwibot has launched service at Loyola Marymount University, leveraging Nvidia technology and satellites to create campuswide delivery.
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.
Industry groups are urging the IRS to delay changes to the tax code that could see gig workers and online sellers facing large tax bills.
Canada’s GoBolt, which is building an end-to-end supply chain network powered by an all-electric fleet, receives Series C financing.
Einride has raised $500 million through a combination of equity and debt financing, giving it more funding to accelerate deployment of its autonomous and electric vehicles.
The approximately $10 million settlement includes around $3.3 million that the firm repaid merchants in 2021.
While safety is top of mind for fleet operators, addressing negative driver behaviors remains unpopular.
Ford will help DHL electrify its last-mile fleet worldwide as it moves closer to its own sustainability goals.
BrightDrop said large-scale production of its vans will begin at its Ontario, Canada, assembly plant, and DHL Express is adding the EVs to its fleet.
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.
While there is interest in EVs in the last-mile space, many companies are reluctant to adopt them at this point.
Cupertino, California-based Inxeption looks to overhaul B2B commerce through a new end-to-end partnership.
A Mercatus Center senior fellow said efforts to classify independent contractors as employees could result in fewer jobs.
As part of an effort to get items to customers quicker, Macy’s has opened up mini distribution centers inside 35 retail stores to handle online orders.
With a valuation of close to $2 billion after its latest round of funding, Locus is “ready to go” for IPO.
Despite high inflation, big discounts drove shoppers to stores and online, with e-commerce sales posting records over the Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend.
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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A cease-and-desist order filed by a New York City court could give Amazon warehouse workers added protections when attempting to unionize.
Scandit has released a report showing that last-mile delivery drivers are working harder and faster than ever before.
Launching in California this week, Xpede looks to shake up the app-based delivery game with an unorthodox selection.
E-commerce sales taxes vary across the country, creating a patchwork of regulations that sellers must follow. The GAO says Congress should fix this.
Supply chain and logistics companies got time in the limelight on Time magazine’s list of the 200 Best Inventions of 2022.
FloorFound, which specializes in oversize-item recommerce, has opened five dedicated facilities to make the resale of items easier.
Several high-profile commercial electric vehicle makers have faced recent struggles, but BrightDrop says it is on pace for $1 billion in revenue next year.
Following through on a legislation package approved last fall, New York City is eyeing unprecedented wages for delivery workers.
Stord has added a carrier-agnostic last-mile delivery solution to its product suite, allowing brands to find the most efficient delivery partner for their items.
E-commerce platform Cart.com is working with FedEx to streamline the online shopping experience for merchants and consumers.
ShippingEasy is the latest company to offer carbon offsets to merchants shipping this holiday season.
GXO Logistics said it has doubled the use of automation in its facilities and is operating nearly 7,600 pieces of technology.
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.
The e-commerce boom of the last decade paired with ongoing supply chain disruption has caused an influx of logistical challenges for carriers of all sizes that is affecting the customer experience.
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.
Euronet’s Dandelion payment network aims to cut out the middleman – and the cost – of cross-border payments.
Alphabet’s Wing this week teamed with DoorDash on a limited drone delivery service in Logan, Australia, where it has operated since 2019.