Transportation ARCHIVE

Amazon Seen As Primed for Move into Logistics, Transportation  Nov 06, 2015 2:54 PM By Mike O'Brien

With Amazon reportedly looking to make its disruption move soon in the logistics game, what is their rationale, and how would it affect the major carriers?

U.S. Postal Service Projecting 10.5% Increase in Holiday Packages  Nov 05, 2015 1:45 PM By MCM Staff

The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver about 600 million packages this holiday season, up 10.5% over 2014, while hiring 30,000 to meet the peak demand.

UPS Says Holiday Peak Volume Will Grow 10%  Oct 29, 2015 9:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS expects holiday volume to grow 10%, as Q3 revenue dipped but profit grew through cost-cutting measures like expanded pickup locations, sort reductions.

Amazon Sued by Contractors Claiming They’re Employees  Oct 28, 2015 9:58 AM By Mike O'Brien

Joining the likes of Uber, Postmates and FedEx, Amazon is facing a lawsuit from contract delivery drivers who claim they should be classified as employees

UPS Pilots Vote for Strike, While FedEx Settles With Its Union  Oct 23, 2015 4:55 PM By Mike O'Brien

The union representing UPS pilots voted in favor of a strike to settle a four-year-long negotiation, as FedEx reached a six-year deal with its pilots union.

Ingram Micro To Acquire Dutch Ecommerce Firm Docdata  Oct 14, 2015 10:31 AM By MCM Staff

Technology-supply chain solutions firm Ingram Micro plans to acquire Docdata, a Dutch provider of order fulfillment, returns logistics and online payment.

Amazon Flex Pushes Into Uber, Postmates Territory  Oct 02, 2015 11:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon Flex pushes into Uber territory by tapping independent contractors to fulfill one- and two-hour orders for Prime members in 11 metro areas.

Why Uniforms Matter for Parcel Delivery Drivers  Sep 16, 2015 11:49 AM By MCM Staff

With so many new last-mile delivery startups, from Uber to Postmates to Deliv and Shyp, do parcel delivery driver uniforms still matter? The answer is yes!

To Uniform or Not To Uniform, That is the Parcel Delivery Question  Sep 15, 2015 2:21 PM By Amine Khechfe

As last-mile delivery startups abound, should they use uniforms like established parcel delivery services? Here are 4 reason why uniforms still matter.

UPS To Hire up to 95,000 for Holiday Season  Sep 15, 2015 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS said it expects to hire 90,000-95,000 seasonal employees this year to support the anticipated increase in package volume, the same as in 2014.

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