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NewsToday's Pickup

Today’s Pickup: Amazon driver stole package delivered by UPS, police say

A home surveillance system captures Amazon driver dropping off two packages at a Pennsylvania home and then leaving with a parcel delivered by UPS.

Good day,

An Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) driver stole a package delivered by UPS (NYSE: UPS) after dropping off two parcels at a home in Pennsylvania, according to police.

The victim’s surveillance cameras captured the Dec. 30 incident in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.. 

“Charges will be filed upon identifying the Amazon driver,” the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department wrote in a Facebook post on Dec. 31

Did you know? 

UPS expects to process 1.9 million returns tomorrow, Jan. 2, a 26% increased from 2019.

Quotable:

“This bodes well for the case.”

— Weston LaBar, executive director of the Harbor Trucking Association, speaking about a U.S. federal judge temporarily blocking the enforcement of California’s AB5 on the trucking industry.

In other news:

Amazon’s second headquarters taking shape

Amazon’s forthcoming 2.1 million square foot campus in Virginia will feature two 22-story towers. (CNBC)

Truckers say picketing union members violating court order

Truckers are accusing some members of the union Unifor of keeping them too long at a picket line outside a refiner in Saskatchewan, Canada, in violation of a court order. (CKRM radio)

Three semis catch fire at Dallas trucking company

Investigators are looking at what caused three semis to catch fire at a Dallas trucking company. (NBC DFW)

Fedex director bought up shares amid plunge

A Fedex director, John Edwardson, bought $1.5 million in company stock two days after the company reported dismal second-quarter earnings in December. (Barrons

Shipfix raises $4.5 million for dry cargo shipping platform 

Startup Shipfix raised $4.5 million in seed funding for its digital platform for the dry cargo shipping industry. (TechCrunch)  

Final thoughts:

The package reportedly stolen by an Amazon driver contained a Ring Doorbell, which includes a surveillance camera, according to WNEP news

Hammer down, everyone!

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Nate Tabak, Border and North America Correspondent

Nate Tabak is a Toronto-based journalist who covers Canada for FreightWaves. He spent seven years as an investigative reporter, producer and editor based in Kosovo. He previously worked at newspapers in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the San Jose Mercury News. He graduated from UC Berkeley. Contact Nate at ntabak@freightwaves.com.
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