Transportation ARCHIVE

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.

The Internet of (Postal) Things Is Coming  Aug 21, 2015 8:24 AM By Mike O'Brien

Based on the Internet of Things, the U.S. Postal Service envisions a network of sensor-based connected devices to enhance services and drive efficiencies.

Shippers Weighing Options As Ports Jockey for Position  Aug 20, 2015 10:47 AM By Mike O'Brien

While cargo is flowing back to West coast ports after labor issues were settled, it’s growing faster at East and Gulf ports as shippers weigh their options.

Coyote Acquisition Helps UPS with Backhaul, Peak Season Demand  Aug 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

The ability to buy its way into the full truckload (FTL) brokerage sector and provide backhaul services are what led UPS to its $1.8B Coyote acquisition.

Macy’s To Expand Same-Day Delivery to 9 New Markets  Aug 04, 2015 1:06 PM By Mike O'Brien

After a successful fall pilot in 8 markets, Macy’s is expanding same-day delivery service to 9 additional metro areas, giving it greater reach than Amazon.

UPS to Acquire Coyote Logistics for $1.8 Billion  Aug 04, 2015 10:43 AM By MCM Staff

UPS will acquire Coyote Logistics, a technology-driven, non-asset based truckload freight brokerage company, for $1.8 billion from Warburg Pincus.

EU Probing FedEx’ Proposed Acquisition of TNT Express  Aug 03, 2015 9:02 AM By Mike O'Brien

The EU is investigating whether FedEx’ proposed acquisition of TNT Express would be an anti-competitive deal in the European parcel delivery market.

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