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Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Private

Uber Freight, Waabi Team Up on AI-Powered Autonomous Trucks

Uber Freight/Waabi

Logistics specialist Uber Freight is teaming up with Waabi Innovation Inc. in an artificial intelligence-powered autonomous truck partnership, the companies said Sept. 21.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2023
Business, Technology, Private

Amazon Scraps Planned Merchant Fee

Amazon sign

Amazon.com Inc. is scrapping a planned fee on merchants that don’t use its shipping services, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Equipment, For-Hire, Private

Experts: Freight Environment Unlikely to Improve Much Soon

Flatbed truck

Executives across multiple segments of the trucking industry expect the freight environment to take considerable time to improve substantially.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023
Business, Fuel, For-Hire, Private

Love’s Travel Stops No. 1 on Happiest Employees List

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a family-run chain of truck stops founded nearly 60 years ago, topped storied firms like IBM, Nike and Apple in a new ranking of employee well-being.

Matthew Boyle | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon to Hire 250,000 for Holidays, Boost Wages

Amazon warehouse worker

Amazon.com Inc. will hire 250,000 employees this holiday shopping season and boost average pay for logistics personnel as it seeks to recruit and retain workers amid a labor shortage.

September 19, 2023
Business, Technology, Private, TCA

Walmart Now Offers Late-Evening Delivery, Pickup

Walmart home delivery

Walmart is now offering express home delivery until 10 p.m. on orders placed by 9:30 p.m. so that “last-minute needs are delivered to your doorstep just in time,” the company said.

Leada Gore | al.com
September 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon Service Lets Merchants Deliver to Physical Stores

Amazon trucks

Amazon.com Inc. is offering a new service that will let its 2 million merchant partners deliver inventory directly to physical retail stores and warehouses.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger and Albertsons to Sell 413 Stores to C&S

Kroger store

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to sell 413 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers in a divestiture designed to help win antitrust approval for their $24.6 billion merger.

September 8, 2023
Government, Business, Private

Kroger, Albertsons In Talks to Sell Stores to C&S, SoftBank

The SoftBank Corp. logo

Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. are selling some of their stores in an effort to win regulatory approval for their $25 billion merger, according to people familiar with the matter.

September 7, 2023
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Amazon, Shopify Open Amazon Logistics Resources to Sellers

An Amazon Prime box

Amazon .com Inc. and Shopify Inc. have struck a deal to allow merchants who pay for Shopify’s e-commerce tools to use Amazon’s logistics network.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 31, 2023