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United Parcel Service Inc. is responding to the growth in online shopping and pressures for speedy delivery by seeking to expand its drone deliveries and adding thousands of new spots where customers can pick up packages.

In an effort to provide clarity for U.S. farmers and commercial drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on July 22 announced it is seeking public comment on revising agricultural commodity or livestock definitions in hours-of-service regulations.

Same-day shipping is becoming more common for online shoppers, but for smaller merchants it can be a logistical nightmare. That’s where Shopify Inc. can step in, says Ric Kostick, CEO of 100% PURE.

A day ahead of its second-quarter earnings release, Daimler AG July 23 announced Beijing Automotive Group Co. Ltd., had acquired a 5% stake in the company.

Design Interactive Inc. announced its Virtual Equipment Training feature to be used with Augmentor, its transportation-focused augmented reality software.

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