Hugo Martin

Business, Logistics, TCA

Air Cargo Becoming a More Feasible Freight Alternative

An Amazon Prime Air cargo plane Recent purchases will grow Amazon's air fleet to more than 80 cargo planes. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Manufacturers, retailers and seafood distributors have increasingly turned to air cargo planes to transport products — a more expensive, but faster and more reliable alternative to longhaul trucks, trains and ocean vessels often bogged down by current supply chain problems.

Hugo Martin | Los Angeles Times
April 14, 2022
Government, Business, TCA

Uber, Others Jockey for Early COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Workers

California travelers request an Uber ride. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press) Travelers in California request a ride from Uber. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

Uber says its drivers should get priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine because they provide crucial transportation to health care workers and the general public.

Hugo Martin | Los Angeles Times
December 11, 2020