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

The drones are coming

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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?

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.

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

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.

Amazon tumbles as profit declines for first time in two years

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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

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

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. The loading dock is at the heart of any distribution center, and optimizing loading and unloading is essential to.read More.

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

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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

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

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

Fleet Owner

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Demand-sensing software: ‘if UPS is using it, there must be something to it’

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UPS is in the process of fine-tuning its management of deliveries by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to inject more live data into its operations. At the end of January the integrator began the roll-out of its On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation platform, which gives drivers the most efficient routings, recalculating individual package delivery routes throughout the day, taking in changes in traffic conditions, pick-up commitments and delivery orders.

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 […].

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.

The Package Coalition calls on Treasury’s Mnuchin to provide financial leeway for the USPS

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A recent letter penned to United States Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin by John McHugh, chairman of The Package Coalition, a concern comprised of U.S.-based

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).

How to Manage and Reduce Waste in Commercial Buildings

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Consider Take-Back of Delivery Materials. Design the entrances that can take package delivery and outgoing packaging into account. You can design the loading docks and package rooms to accommodate the take-back of crates and packaging. Design the foodservice spaces that will enable the suppliers to take back the delivery packaging such as crates and reusable bottles with the next delivery.

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