Transportation ARCHIVE

Uber Lining Up Retailers for Same-Day Delivery Service  May 04, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

A roundup of news items covering retail operations, fulfillment and delivery.

TNT Express Reports Loss, Talks of Challenges Ahead of FedEx Acquisition  Apr 30, 2015 11:47 AM By MCM Staff

Dutch firm TNT Express reported an operating loss and lower comparable revenues for Q1 and said it faced a challenging 2015 ahead of the FedEx acquisition.

UPS Reports Net Income Up 12.6% in Q1  Apr 29, 2015 4:01 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS’s Q1 net income was up 12.6% to $1.02 billion, as executives said they’re making gains in revenue and profitability in its growing ecommerce business.

Deliv Founder Counters FedEx Take on Same-Day Delivery Services  Apr 28, 2015 10:44 AM By Mike O'Brien

The founder of crowdsourcing delivery service Deliv says same-day delivery startups like hers are more disruptive than FedEx Chairman Fred Smith lets on.

The West Coast Port Dispute: Lessons Learned for the Next Supply Chain Disruption  Apr 11, 2015 7:03 PM By Peter Zaballos

While it will take months for the return of normalcy after the West Coast port crisis, what about the next one? Partnering with a 3PL is one way to prepare.

FAA Gives Amazon Green Light on Drone Testing – Again  Apr 11, 2015 6:39 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA again gave Amazon permission for drone testing, a month after complaints that a previous approval was moot because the vehicle had become obsolete.

USPS Delays Parcel Price Increase  Apr 02, 2015 2:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

The USPS has put on hold planned pricing increases in parcel services until all pricing requests across products were approved by the PRC.

Amazon Expands Prime Now to Dallas  Mar 26, 2015 12:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Days after going into Baltimore and Miami, Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery is available in Dallas; Amazon also faulted the FAA on slow drone approval.

Free Shipping and Flexibility are Key Global Ecommerce Drivers  Mar 04, 2015 2:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Convenience, flexible delivery and payment options continue influence online consumers worldwide, says a new study conducted by comScore on behalf of UPS.

Waffle House Will Deliver Your Package Scattered, Smothered and Covered  Feb 25, 2015 6:58 AM By Tim Parry

Be still my clogging arteries. Waffle House has entered the package delivery game. Kinda. Waffle House signed on to be the first official Roadie Roadhouse… Here’s why your package might be delivered with a side of grits.

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