If Amazon delivers on Sunday in your area, you'll likely see it as a shipping option when you order something.
Tesla stock climbed as much as 3.4% in pre-market trading on Monday. Elon Musk’s automaker exceeded its production target of 500,000 vehicles last year, and fell just short of 500,000 deliveries. “So proud of the Tesla team for achieving this major milestone!” Musk tweeted about the news. The electric-car company’s […]
UPS’s business-to-consumer deliveries in the US popped by 19% last quarter. Executives spoke of an “unprecedented shift” to online ordering as stay-at-home orders force many Americans to shop online for essential goods. But it’s a curse in disguise for UPS. It saw a drop in business-to-business deliveries, which are more […]
A group of armed robbers raided an Amazon delivery truck in Atlanta and stole 60 packages before fleeing. The Atlanta Police Department told Business Insider that the incident happened last Wednesday afternoon in the days leading up to the busiest shopping weekend of the year. More shoppers than ever are […]
My family orders groceries exclusively through AmazonFresh, an online grocery delivery service. Not having to drive to the grocery store several times a month frees up about $US640 in extra productivity for us each month. We also save more than $US100 a month on gas and by not making impulse […]
UPS has a new navigation system for its 60,000 drivers. UPSNav makes delivery drivers’ lives easier, but it also has the potential to cut up to $US15 million a year in spending, Juan Perez, UPS’ chief information and engineering officer, told Business Insider. The new system follows UPS’ massive tech […]
As delivery becomes cheaper because of autonomous vehicles, the need for personal shopping trips could get cut in half,KPMG estimates. To fill the gap, however, one million robots could take to the street to deliver everything from pizza to groceries. The consulting firm envisions local “islands” where the technology can […]
Postmates reached a settlement with thousands of current and former drivers after it classified them as independent contractors rather than employees. Postmates will pay drivers differently in the settlement, depending on which state they’re in, due to the nuances of each jurisdiction’s labour laws. Postmates and its couriers reached a […]
Ford plans to use its driverless cars to form a new logistics business. The company is building a platform that will allow businesses to use its autonomous vehicles to transport goods. For example, a local grocer could begin delivering to customers by partnering with Ford and using its autonomous cars […]
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