delivery

Business, Logistics

Nestle US Unit to Cut 4,000 Jobs by Stopping Direct-to-Store Delivery

Nestle Adrian Moser/Associated Press

Nestle SA’s U.S. unit will lay off about 4,000 workers as it stops delivering frozen pizza and ice cream directly to stores and instead transitions to a warehouse model that’s becoming an industry standard for major food companies looking to trim costs.

Deena Shanker | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2019
Business, Logistics

Amazon One-Day Shipping Lifts Startups Serving Retailer’s Competition

Amazon Amazon delivery van (Kirsten Leah Bitzer/Bloomberg News)

Amazon's pledge last month to pump $800 million into making next-day delivery the new standard upped the pressure on its brick-and-mortar rivals to spend more trying to catch up all over again.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Ford Partners With Amazon to Enable Package Deliveries

Amazon Jim Young/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. is the latest automaker opening its vehicles’ trunks to Amazon.com., entering a partnership to enable delivery of packages directly to millions of Ford and Lincoln models.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2019
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

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