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UPS, AmerisourceBergen Plan Drone Drug and Device Delivery

UPS drone UPS Flight Forward drone by UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. and AmerisourceBergen, the Chesterbrook, Pa.-based drug distributor, are working together to use UPS’ new Flight Forward “drone airline” to ship drugs and supplies to hospitals through small, unmanned aircraft across the U.S.

Joseph N. DiStefano | The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 22, 2019
Business, Logistics

Manitoulin of Toronto Buys Miami Logistics Company

Manitoulin Global Forwarding acquired Demark Global Logistics of Miami, according to a news release by Toronto-based Manitoulin.

October 22, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Stamps.com Soars as UPS Deal Seen as ‘Step in the Right Direction’

UPS truck and driver UPS Inc.

Stamps.com Inc. shares rallied Oct. 22 ahead of the opening bell after UPS Inc. announced a pact to offer discounted shipping rates to the company’s customer base of more than 740,000.

Janet Freund | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Konexial Acquires Axle Technologies’ ELD, Fleet Management Customers

Konexial My20 Konexial via YouTube

Konexial Inc. acquired Axle Technologies’ complete roster of electronic logging device and fleet management customers, Konexial officials said Oct. 21.

October 21, 2019
Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Bringing Aptitude, Attitude to Hiring

The biggest change in the recruiting process for drivers and technicians is more emphasis on aptitude and attitude, says Kari Beeson of Transervice Logistics Inc.

Kari Beeson | Senior director of recruiting, Transervice Logistics Inc.
October 21, 2019
Business, Logistics

TA Logistics Teams With Other TFI Subsidiaries

TA Logistics is expanding its service footprint by linking up with sister companies under the parent company, TFI International Inc., according to an Oct. 15 news release.

October 21, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Russia Willing to Pay to Lure Shippers to the Arctic

Suez Canal The Thalassa Avra containership passes through the New Suez Canal during the official opening ceremony in Ismailia, Egypt, on Aug. 6, 2015. (Shawn Baldwin/Bloomberg)

Russia wants to make its Arctic waters more attractive to shippers than the Suez Canal and could be willing to compensate for potential risks to make that happen.

October 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

GlobalTranz Acquires Global Freight Solutions

GlobalTranz acquired Global Freight Solutions. A GlobalTranz agent. (GlobalTranz)

Logistics company GlobalTranz Enterprises Inc. announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Global Freight Solutions, a freight brokerage and logistics company.

October 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

Dependable Supply Chain Services Adds Two Orange EV Tractors to Increase Sustainability

Orange EV yard truck Mike Saxton demonstrates an Orange EV yard truck. (Mindy Long)

ONTARIO, Calif. — Dependable Supply Chain Services has deployed two electric terminal trucks from Orange EV at its facility here.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
October 18, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Former GE Executive Aris Kekedjian Appointed to XPO Logistics Board

XPO adds Aris Kekedjian to its board. XPO Logistics

Transportation and logistics giant XPO Logistics has announced the appointment of Aris Kekedjian, a longtime GE executive, to its board of directors.

Paul Schott | The Advocate (Stamford, Conn.)
October 18, 2019