Purolator International Expands Next-Day Air Delivery Service Into Canada

Supply Chain Brain

Purolator International, a provider of North American logistics services, has expanded its next-day air delivery into Canada, making the service available to more U.S.-based based shippers

Wing Launches America’s First Commercial Drone Delivery Service

Airfreight Logistics

In a first for drone delivery in the U.S., With an expanded Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Wing has become the first company to operate a commercial air delivery service via drone directly to homes in the United States.

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Same-Day versus Next-Day Delivery

Logistics Trends and Insights

It was more than a few years back, prior to the e-commerce boom, when consumers waited weeks for delivery of catalog ordered merchandise. While the consumer never liked that type of extended delivery window, they just accepted the overall lousy value proposition for home-delivered merchandise. Then in 1998, FedEx purchased RPS, a small parcel delivery company whose focus was delivery to retail stores and in many lanes, they delivered those B2B shipments one day faster than UPS.

This Week in Logistics News (April 3 – 9)

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since the pandemic hit last year people have been turning to curb-side pickup and food delivery services in record numbers and as a result, there has been a greater demand for ketchup packets instead of, say, ketchup bottles restaurants would have sitting on diners’ tables.

Kuehne + Nagel Further Expand their Global Services for BMW Group

Logistics Manager

Over 82,000 items are stored at the center with on average 23,000 outbound deliveries being completed each day. The RDC dealer distribution in Beijing and Shanghai will provide daily road and air deliveries of spare parts to 340 dealers in North, Central and Eastern China. German-based global transport and logistics company Kuehne + Nagel recently announced an expansion to their partnership with the BMW Group.

Airbus conducts first flight test of Skyways commercial parcel delivery drone

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Airbus Helicopters has completed the first flight demonstration test of the Skyways unmanned air vehicle at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The unmanned air vehicle has been started at the maintenance centre and landed on the roof of a parcel station. When the trial service begins this year, the unmanned air system will be demonstrated in the university. LBR Staff Writer. Published 12 February 2018.