Is this the future of package delivery?

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On April 25th amazon announced their new partnership with Volvo and General Motors regarding package delivery. Why did amazon started this partnership and what is the concept behind this way of delivery and even more important can this new concept become a standard in package delivery, anyway amazon believes in it! Already in 2016 Volvo started in Sweden with their in-car delivery services. Choose the delivery option, “Volvo in-car delivery”.

MHI Annual Conference: Drone Applications in Supply Chain Beyond Package Delivery

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"Commercial Drone Interest is Exploding, While Applications Inside and Outside the DC Are Here Now, before Package Delivery".

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New OnTrac vehicle delivers pitchers, not packages

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Package delivery firm sponsors Diamondbacks' new bullpen cart. Transportation

UPS rolls out routing upgrade after software passes pilot test

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Navigation tool could cut miles driven, fuel burned by package delivery drivers, company says. Technology

From Iceland to America: Drone Delivery Inches Closer to Reality

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Iceland continues to act as a proving ground for the use of drones in package-delivery services

Diverse group of fleets set to participate in Run On Less Regional

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The Run features a variety of truck brands and technologies, along with a variety of loads they haul: from food and beverage to package delivery to household goods

The drones are coming

Fleet Owner

Unmanned aircraft can help with package deliveries, yard and depot surveillance, traffic management, and more. How are drones being used and tested today, and what does it mean for delivery drivers

Where’d it go and how did it get here?

Fleet Owner

Packages don’t always go direct from origination to destination. And other questions after tracking packages deliveries What can be done to minimize the out-of-route miles?

Making the business case for drone delivery

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With some "ooh and ah" factor tech-wise but often looking more like a gimmick in the real world, is there a use for drones in package delivery that saves fleets time and money

Maersk’s “Transformation” Under Scrutiny

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Moller-Maersk, the company intends to “transform” its logistics and supply chain model to compete with package delivery behemoths like UPS and Fedex

Another last-mile tweak: Amazon delivering to GM vehicles' trunks

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Amazon has been talking about package delivery to a vehicle trunk as a potential alternative to a home doorstep for years — the key was how it would work.

Amazon significantly ups order for delivery vehicles through deal with Mercedes

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When e-commerce powerhouse Amazon announced in late June it was rolling out its Delivery Service Program, in an effort to increase its package delivery and logistics service capabilities that it said will enable entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses to deliver Amazon packages, it drew a lot of attention, as it typically does, and interest.

Amazon rolls out new plans for delivery service partners network

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Global e-commerce powerhouse Amazon announced yesterday it is upping its plans to increase its package delivery and logistics services capabilities through the introduction of a new offering that, it said, will enable entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses to deliver Amazon packages

UPS Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Company

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on August 20, 2019 at 9:36 am The American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, UPS recently announced that their venture capital… The post UPS Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Company appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

UPS Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Company – TuSimple

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on August 20, 2019 at 9:36 am The American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, UPS recently announced that their venture capital… The post UPS Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Company – TuSimple appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Amazon offers employees $10,000 to start delivery businesses  – Logistics Manager Magazine

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Amazon is offering employees $10,000 funding to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company in the US. The scheme, part of… The post Amazon offers employees $10,000 to start delivery businesses – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Amazon’s in-house delivery push has the industry’s attention

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While it may not be a tremendous game changer, last week’s news that Amazon is taking steps to step up its plans to increase its package delivery and logistics services capabilities through the introduction of a new offering that, it said, will enable entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses to deliver Amazon packages, still remains notable and fairly significant too.

5 Ways USPS is Staying Competitive

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It developed a reputation as the more costly and way slower option for package delivery. Delivery Carriers Feature Logistics shipping USPS customs broker customs clearance freight imports logisticsThe U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) obligations as an independent agency of the United States Federal Government has often put it at a disadvantage when competing against companies like FedEx and UPS.

Chinese carriers move autonomous vehicles into daily use

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Brief Dive Brief: China Post, a government-operated postal service in China, and Deppon Express, a Chinese logistics company, plan to begin using autonomous vehicles for daily package delivery in April. The companies say this is the first time autonomous vehicles have been used in commercial operations in China, according to a press release. The two companies have been […].

China’s Road Freight Market – Still Growing as Technology Takes Hold

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Besides Plus.ai, Fabu Technology is being used by China Post and Deppon Express who have introduced autonomous package delivery services with delivery trucks powered by Fabu. For the first half of 2019, China’s road freight market in terms of volume increased 5.8% YoY to 22.6

Strong US Economy Fueling Supply Chain Opportunities: State of Logistics Report

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There is a continuing truck driver shortage in the transportation industry, which has a multitude of effects, one of which could be slower package delivery times for Americans, who by the day order increased goods and services online.

Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

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If you are a retail company that is shipping mainly clothing items, you will need smaller boxes that can be send in the mail or through a package delivery service (UPS, FedEx).

This Week in Logistics News (May 21-25, 2018)

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Without commentary, here is the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon Map Tracker lets you follow your package delivery in real time (The Verge). UPS hits customers with new fees for oversized packages (Reuters).

China’s e-commerce soft spot: Logistics

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Thanks to China’s e-commerce boom, the country’s package-delivery business has been growing at 30 percent a year. Alibaba, for example, has slated $16 billion for future logistics investments, both to increase its market reach and to improve the reliability and speed of delivery.

Amazon’s New Delivery Service Partners Initiative Expands Their Delivery Network Using Franchised Fleets

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Last week Amazon launched Delivery Services Partners , a new initiative aimed at encouraging entrepreneurs to set up their own delivery business. The ability to keep growing and improving deliveries is a top priority for Amazon.

UPS Strengthens Operations Across the Asian Region

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UPS , the American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company, recently announced a whole host of enhancements to be implemented throughout their network across the Asian region.

A New Year’s Resolution for Delivery Companies — Ending Porch Piracy

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A viral video opens up discussions of how private and public sectors are coming up with their solutions to stop package theft at the doors of people’s, deemed ‘Porch Piracy.’. You may have experienced a package being stolen from your porch at some point in your life. Consequently Barrow, an Acoma, Washington man rigged a fake package with fishing wire and a 12-gauge shotgun blank. Funny as the video is, it highlights a problem that’s been growing recently—package theft.

Most Important E-Commerce Logistics Trends To Watch

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Delivery options It’s getting easier and easier for brands to send their products to various places on earth. Amazon is testing drones for package delivery in England, there are postal lockers popping up in Australia and so on.

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Seguin takes over global freight forwarding at UPS

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Romaine Seguin (pictured) has become president of Global Freight Forwarding at packaging delivery and supply chain management company, UPS.

DHL Expands Global e-commerce Fulfillment

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The physical storage of ordered goods, their picking and packaging, the global shipping and delivery to the end-user’s front door or desired address – we now offer all of this in even more markets and from one single source,”.

Amazon orders 20,000 Mercedes-Benz vans

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That could reduce Amazon’s reliance on other delivery companies such as UPS and FedEx or the U.S. Sprinter vans will be used by the growing fleet of contractors making final-mile package deliveries. Related Articles.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

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req’d) China Trade War Cost Tops $40 Billion in Lost US Exports (IndustryWeek) Delivering the Future: FedEx Unveils Autonomous Delivery Robot UPS eFulfillment Program Launches To Help Sellers Worldwide Easily Manage Multiple Marketplaces C.H. I’m driving around with one headlight.

Penske Helps Celebrate Military Spouses for Their Service on the Home Front

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Since 2010, Support Military Spouses (SMS), a South Carolina-based non-profit, has hosted appreciation care package delivery parties in North and South Carolina to provide gifts and appreciation cards to military wives and husbands. A delivery party is scheduled for tomorrow at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Each year, Penske has provided a rental truck to help transport the care packages.

DHL Expands Global e-commerce Fulfillment

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The physical storage of ordered goods, their picking and packaging, the global shipping and delivery to the end-user’s front door or desired address – we now offer all of this in even more markets and from one single source,”.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Couriers also are straining under the challenge of e-commerce deliveries. While companies led by Amazon experiment with a variety of last-mile delivery concepts, none has turned out to be the magic bullet. Parcel delivery volumes jumped 7% to $99 billion in 2017.

Free Shipping is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks)

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percent last year, spending on package delivery services jumped 10 percent [to $86.3 Parcel and express delivery has surpassed railroads as the second-largest logistics sector behind motor freight [emphasis mine].”. Residential, Large Packages and packages Over Maximum Limits.

Things you need to know about Asset Management

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Package delivery. It is broadly defined that it refers to maintain and monitors the asset value of entity and groups. It can be apply to both tangible (Buildings, Machinery and etc.) and intangible assets (Cash, Bank balance and etc.),