The Rebound Podcast: What’s ahead for small package delivery

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The Rebound: What’s ahead for small package delivery E-commerce is heating up! Listen in as Alan Amling discusses the future of small package delivery.

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”.

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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". Use of drones for package delivery has received a lot of attention ever since Jeff Bezos unveiled a video of an Amazon drone dropping off a package via drone on a 60 Minutes broadcast in 2012, but other applications in the supply chain are likely to emerge first.

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

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

Fleet Owner

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

UPS Opens New £120 Million London Facility

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UPS has opened their new £120 million, 32,000 square meter package sorting and delivery facility in London, England. The new facility is located at the DP World London Gateway Logistics Park and will act as a UK package processing hub and distribution center for the local area as well as a gateway to for the company’s global network. The facility can handle up to 28,000 packages per hour with further increases expected with future expansion.

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

From Iceland to America: Drone Delivery Inches Closer to Reality

Supply Chain Brain

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

UPS Signs CNG, RNG Supply Agreement with Hexagon Agility

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Hexagon Agility, a provider of clean fuel solutions for commercial vehicles, has signed a master services agreement with UPS, one of the world’s largest package delivery companies, to supply compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Amazon tumbles as profit declines for first time in two years

Fleet Owner

reported its first quarterly profit decline in more than two years, missing analysts’ estimates, amid higher spending to speed package delivery. (Bloomberg) – Amazon.com Inc. Shares fell more than 7% in extended trading. Third-quarter earnings were

Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations

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The demand for package delivery continues to grow as consumers do more of their shopping online. At the same time, the supply chain is increasingly moving toward just-in-time delivery, meaning logistics companies have less room for error.

Making the business case for drone delivery

Fleet Owner

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

Reports say Amazon has acquired a Boeing 767 aircraft

Logistics Management

This marks a shift from Amazon’s longstanding tradition of leasing aircraft from Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), to operate its air cargo network to serve United States-based customers, and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, whom provides air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.

Maersk’s “Transformation” Under Scrutiny

Logistics Management

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

FedEx, UPS Ride Hottest Run in Years Toward Record Holiday Rush

Supply Chain Brain

Riding high from record package deliveries amid the coronavirus pandemic, UPS and FedEx are moving on to their next challenge: proving they can boost profit in the approaching holiday onslaught

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

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Our freight broker software package has built-in support for many types of shipments including less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload (TL), expedited, rail, and any type of specialized equipment. Transportation Service #1 – Small Package.

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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. Now, with some app-based permissions and remote, outside-originated vehicle unlocking capabilit

Amazon significantly ups order for delivery vehicles through deal with Mercedes

Logistics Management

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.

FedEx preps to gave Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

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FedEx preps to have Express contract with Ground operations for select residential shipments

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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

How to Save On 2-3 Day Shipping for E-Commerce

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Amazon continues to push customers’ expectations for package delivery. At a minimum, 2-3 days is the expectation for a vast majority of customers ordering items… The post How to Save On 2-3 Day Shipping for E-Commerce appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DroneWaves: Out of sight, earshot will win public acceptance for drones

The Supply Chain Journal

This fireside chat recap is from the DroneWaves Summit focusing on the role of drones in the future of last-mile package delivery and other uses. DETAILS: The less drones are seen and heard, the more successful they will be as premium last-mile delivery vehicles.

Ecommerce Continues Move Toward Heavier Freight Purchases

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[og_img] With the spread of COVID-19, expect a rise in e-commerce orders - the industry is used to small package deliveries, but shippers of heavier… The post Ecommerce Continues Move Toward Heavier Freight Purchases appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Amazon expands package pickup network

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Strategy October 23, 2019 Online retail giant continues efforts to streamline package delivery, adding thousands of pickup points with retail partners GNC, Health Mart, and… The post Amazon expands package pickup network appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DroneWaves: How close is drone delivery to a last-mile solution?

The Supply Chain Journal

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Drone Delivery: How close are we? KEY QUOTES FROM WIMBERLEY: “The market that [our drone] addresses directly is delivery. … We do a lot of medical delivery and a lot of parcel and package delivery and those things matter to people. …

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.

Military Spouse Appreciation Day Celebrates Service on the Homefront

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For more than a decade, SMF has thanked wives and husbands by presenting them with care packages filled with gifts and a hand-written thank you note in appreciation for their service on the home front. military spouse for their sacrifice by providing them with a care package.

Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

Outbound flights to Singapore will carry packages ordered online through the Alibaba website. The direct air service from Singapore will significantly reduce delivery times, Cainiao said. Related News: Alibaba won’t interrupt Hong Kong package delivery for Chinese New Year.

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

Logistics Management

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.

Dodging accessorial charges key to effective parcel-spending strategy

The Supply Chain Journal

Accessorial charges, defined as add-on fees imposed by carriers to cover their costs beyond basic pickup and delivery services, are a fact of life in freight transportation. But nowhere are they as prevalent, meaningful and contentious as in the parcel-delivery industry.

Seller’s market for transport services may last through 2023, mega-bull Mehrotra says

The Supply Chain Journal

ground parcel business, and the spread between package-delivery pricing and cost was a stunning 800 basis points. Deutsche Bank is bullish on parcel-delivery companies like UPS and rival FedEx Corp.,