The COVID-19 pandemic and its lingering effects have forced some innovations in the industry, including in the last-mile delivery segment. In that segment, the service of “white glove” delivery has become a viable growth center for trucking companies.
Federal trucking regulators are seeking information on the safety operations of small commercial trucks and vans making deliveries for online retailers and grocery stores that seem to be increasing in number in recent months, but staying mostly under the regulatory radar.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dislikes autonomous delivery robots and he is not shy about saying so, even as the city’s planners and trucking officials work together on ways to deliver much more freight to the nation’s largest city.
American West Worldwide Express Inc. announced Sept. 18 it will acquire Sun Delivery. The deal will close Oct. 1, but terms were not disclosed.September 20, 2019
Deliveright Logistics, a final-mile delivery network for heavy goods, announced on Aug. 20 service has expanded to the West Coast, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and northern Florida.August 26, 2019
More than five years after a Christmas season in which UPS Inc. and Amazon.com offered refunds for late shipments, final-mile delivery still has plenty of kinks.
NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job, and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages.
To compete in the package delivery business, shippers must provide the best customer experience possible by investing in smart technologies and selecting the right delivery model, says Trevor Outman of Shipware.