Technology, Logistics, Private, TCA

Walmart Announces Dallas Drone Deliveries Covering Millions

Walmart says drone deliveries are no longer a futuristic idea, as it will be able to make drone deliveries with its partners Wing and Zipline to 75% of Dallas-Fort Worth by the end of this year.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
January 10, 2024
Business, Safety, Private, TCA

Walmart’s First Class of Homegrown Truck Drivers Graduates

Last year Walmart Inc. dangled $110,000 trucking jobs to its own store workers. Now, the first classes of students are graduating.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
August 25, 2023
Business, Safety, TCA

Walmart Says It Needs 900 More Truckers This Year, Hikes Pay

Walmart is raising trucker salaries in its push to hire 900 more drivers this year across the United States, including Texas, where it has a big concentration of large distribution centers where empty trucks get filled.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
January 23, 2019
Business, Safety, Top 100

FedEx Office Imposes Photo ID Policy in Response to Austin Bombings

FedEx Office has started asking customers to show photo identification when mailing packages from one of its 1,900 stores.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
April 30, 2018

Amazon to Open Third Fulfillment Center in Small Texas Town said Jan. 18 that it plans to open a fulfillment center in Coppell, Texas, which will be its ninth in the state.    

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
January 19, 2017

Daseke to Go Public as Part of $626 Million Deal

Addison, Texas-based trucking company Daseke Inc. expects to go public early next year as part of a sale of the company to a Houston-based private equity firm, Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II, in a $626 million debt and equity financed deal.

Maria Halkias | The Dallas Morning News
December 27, 2016