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The Swiss company’s precision dropping system autonomously releases cargo from a few feet in the air when the drone has reached its destination.
Chris Grey, vice president of business development at SmartKargo, says not all delivery partners have the shipper’s best interest in mind.
pede launches on-demand delivery of keys, cellphones, wallets and more
NYC proposes $24 minimum wage for app-based delivery drivers
Alternative delivery methods to avoid package theft
A lawsuit filed in 2019 alleged
that the workers were misclassified
as independent contractors.
Delivery Service partners to receive up to $5,250 per eligible driver per year
Sunday parcel deliveries
Most e-commerce shoppers favor slower delivery times when shopping with environmentally conscious companies
6 airlines have settled with US government over charges of hiding late mail deliveries
Of the 750 million annual truck deliveries, up to 10% — or 75 million — are rejected
Pitney Bowes Parcel Shipping Index predicts record numbers ahead
Pilot brings drone delivery to Purdue University’s Alexander Field
Company says more to come in months ahead
A FedEx delivery driver just completed a 260-mile drive using a BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric van, setting a Guinness World Record.
Company to tack on a 5% fee for FBA sellers at end of month
E-commerce is undergoing a metamorphosis thanks to online grocery shopping
Revived Soldiers Ukraine placed an order for up to 200 drones from Canada-based Draganfly
Crowded city streets and limited spaces slow down the last mile, drive up costs
Kiwibot is teaming with Sodexo to take delivery bots to college.
Specialized Beluga freighter that ferries aircraft components will be available for hire
Company will use electric vans to expand InHome Delivery to cover 30 million Americans
Drone developer Wingcopter has received an investment from Japan’s Drone Fund as it nears announcement of a series B funding round.
Pure-play e-commerce brands are often saddled with higher shipping costs, but Via.Delivery is hoping to change that by offering consumers the choice to have shipments sent to physical store locations.
25,000 personal care products now available in 6 markets
Proper delivery routing is often overlooked as a potential sales tool, but done right, it can lead to increased customer engagement and more sales.
New legislative package also increases tip transparency, access to restrooms
Like it or not, drones are entering your airspace across the United States, and they’re delivering a wide range of merchandise
E-commerce pushes rapid growth in domestic parcel business
Same-day versus next-day delivery: Which is more sustainable?
Creating technology that once affixed to a parcel, activates tracking and other monitoring capabilities.
Carriers spend more time on verification requests than
hiring qualified drivers and growing the business. See how Tenstreet’s Xchange processes Defy slow recruiting.
How reverse logistics creates value for large-product retailers
In 2020, Amazon nearly doubled: its workforce, its number of facilities and its logistics square footage. In 2021, it plans to double its truckload fleet.
By some accounts, Instacart owns 50% of the online grocery market. With an IPO upcoming, I wanted to look back at how Instacart has gone from niche to necessity and question whether it can maintain this dominant position in a highly competitive, highly sought-after market post-COVID.
project44 report shows the glaring discrepancies in consumer expectations and last-mile delivery capabilities.
The “Amazon Effect” continues, moving in multiple directions at the same time. Here are six ways Amazon’s fast delivery is changing shipping.
Coronavirus impacts oil demand growth; electric cars have lesser emissions than 50 mpg cars; delivery companies lose $6 billion annually on inaccurate mapping.
Route-optimization software goes beyond cutting miles to provide real advantages when human brains are freed from planning what trucks go where, when and how.
The U.S. grocery e-commerce market will be worth nearly $20 billion in 2019 and is the fastest-growing online purchasing category.
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Convey showcased its self-service delivery appointment scheduling platform at the 2019 LINK supply chain conference in Orlando.
Hong Kong-based Lalamove promises same-day deliveries in under an hour. The company has just closed a $300 million round of funding to expand its geographic footprint further.
TechCrunch reports that SoftBank, a Japanese multinational holding group, has led a $940 million investment in autonomous delivery startup Nuro.
Getting a coffee to go is as natural as breathing for many. Starbucks is betting that on-demand delivery is the organic next step.
Walmart will deploy autonomous vehicles to deliver groceries for customers, according to Tom Ward, senior vice president of digital operations for the retail giant. Autonomous vehicle company Udelv is providing the technology to make the pilot program possible.
Same-day shipping has been made popular by the likes of Amazon, but small-time retailers find it hard to keep pace. California-based startup Shipsi is changing that by assisting shippers to plug into last-mile delivery options and helping them provide the elusive same-day shipping experience.
When you consider all the implications of the service, it may be one of the biggest deals happening in the industry that you haven’t heard about.
A group of 90 Safeway.com drivers became the first grocery delivery drivers in the nation to ratify a union contract this week. The final vote came after almost a year of negotiations and a strike authorization vote.
Given just 3 minutes to make their pitch and an additional 2 minutes to answer judges’ questions, 15 startup companies did their best to show judges at the Movin’ On conference why their solutions will change the market.
Dispatch Science is a new approach with new technology with constraint-based, problem solving capability with current traditionally based solutions.
Target has made a massive investment in Shipt, a same-day grocery delivery service for online orders that relies on personal shoppers. Target hopes to challenge the rapid growth of Walmart’s online food sales and wants to offer same-day shipping for all of its products by the end of 2019.
Walmart has patented an ‘unattended retail storefront’ that would be located in customers’ homes and stocked by autonomous vehicles, part of its quest to compress or eliminate delivery delays altogether.
If you live in an apartment complex you know. Packages pile up in stairwells, landings and hallways. You especially know which of your neighbors avidly use their Amazon prime memberships. Amazon is now building delivery solutions designed for this scenario.
UPS conducted a drone delivery test in February in Lithia, FL, with Workhorse Group, an Ohio-based battery-electric truck and drone developer. Workhorse built the drone and the electric UPS package car used in the test. Read more about how last-mile delivery is changing: R2D2 may make your next delivery.
While most people assume that drones will someday be making home deliveries, there are other possibilities including droids and even mobile parcel lockers. Whatever method or combination of methods are chosen, though, last-mile delivery may never be the same.