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Transportation ARCHIVE

Federal Court: FedEx Drivers are Employees, Not Contractors  Aug 28, 2014 6:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

A federal court ruled that FedEx Ground drivers who worked in California and Oregon were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.

Newegg Launches Same-Day Delivery in Los Angeles  Aug 28, 2014 9:14 AM By Mike O'Brien

Online marketplace Newegg this week rolled out same-day delivery service to customers in the Los Angeles area, joining the ranks of giants like Amazon, Google and Walmart.

UPS and FedEx Allowed to Expand Delivery in China  Aug 19, 2014 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.

Working to Avoid Another Holiday Shipping Disaster  Aug 12, 2014 9:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Experts and executives talk about steps being taken to avoid the holiday shipping snafus that caused delays and angry customers in 2013.

Google Teams Up with Barnes & Noble to Take On Amazon  Aug 08, 2014 8:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Aiming for Amazon, Google adds Barnes & Noble to its Google Shopping Express same-day delivery program in Manhattan, San Francisco, West Los Angeles.

Amazon Adds Same-Day Delivery in 6 New Cities  Aug 06, 2014 10:37 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon today announced same-day delivery is being added in the Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC metro areas.

Amazon to Open 15 Sortation Centers in 2014  Aug 05, 2014 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon’s plans for new sortation centers are part of its larger goals of getting close to the customer, Sunday delivery and competing with major carriers.

UPS Spending $175M to Add Holiday Shipping Capacity  Jul 31, 2014 5:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS plans to spend $175 million to increase holiday shipping capacity, including adding 50 new hub sorts and going from limited to full operations on Black Friday.

Competition, Opportunity Behind UPS $1B Euro Investment  Jul 31, 2014 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS’ decision to invest $1B in Euro operations was based on Germany’s surging economy, growth in healthcare spending and competitors’ logistical build-out.

Chinese Ecommerce Market Exploding But Logistics Tricky  Jul 22, 2014 12:16 PM By Mike O'Brien

While the Chinese ecommerce market is growing wildly, getting goods there can prove tricky, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.






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