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Business, Technology, Logistics

Roadie Raises $37 Million, Pushing Overall Funding to $62 Million

Roadie, an on-the-way delivery service with the nation’s largest local same-day footprint, said it has raised $37 million in funding from The Home Depot, Warren Stephens and TomorrowVentures, among others, officials announced Feb 25.

February 25, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100, TCA

Increase in Online Shopping Could Lead to Package Delays

Packages Erik S. Lesser/Associated Press

Area shoppers will want to purchase their holiday gifts earlier this year, as a major jump in online holiday shopping could complicate the delivery system.

Holly Shively | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
November 19, 2018
Business, Technology

Airspace Technologies Receives $20 Million to Expand Globally

Airspace Technologies, a company that offers a digital operating platform for air cargo and time-critical delivery services, has received $20 million in Series B funding to support global expansion and accelerate development of a next-generation delivery network and enterprise software platform.

Transport Topics
November 19, 2018
Business, Logistics

TSI, Metro White Glove Partner on Logistics Platform

Two companies have partnered to develop a logistics solution for the interior design and architecture industries.

Transport Topics
November 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ford, Walmart to Test Self-Driving Grocery Delivery Service

ford and walmart Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Ford Motor Co. is teaming with Walmart Inc., the world’s largest retailer, to lay the groundwork for a driverless grocery delivery service.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
November 14, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Dolly Seeks to Find Niche in Bulk-Moving Sector

Movers Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

Another firm has joined the competitive same-day delivery space, facing off against major logistics firms as it works to find a niche in moving and delivering bulky, heavy items for retailers and consumers. Seattle-based Dolly recently expanded to serve seven large cities and has teamed with such merchants as Costco Wholesale Corp., Crate & Barrel, Lowe’s Cos. and The Container Store.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
April 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Campbell Is Testing Online Soup Delivery

Robert Caplin/Bloomberg News

Campbell Soup Co. is testing an online service that will deliver soups to customers’ doors, part of an effort by the 148-year-old food giant to shake off a sales slump and update its business model.

Mark Gurman and Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
December 1, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Package Wars: Postal Service Offers Next-Day Sunday Delivery

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As consumers demand ever-quicker and convenient package delivery, the U.S. Postal Service wants to boost its business this holiday season by offering what few e-commerce retailers can provide: cheap next-day service with packages delivered Sundays to your home.

Hope Yen | AP
November 2, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous

Amazon’s Dream of Drone Deliveries Gets Closer With Trump’s Executive Order

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Drone deliveries got a step closer to reality as the White House issued an order giving local governments more authority to conduct tests of the burgeoning new technology.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
October 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Will Deliver Packages Straight Into Your Living Room

Alan Berner/Seattle Times/TNS

Amazon.com Inc. is going to start delivering packages not just to doorsteps, but inside homes as well.

Nate Lanxon and Mark Gurman | Bloomberg News
October 25, 2017

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