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How Changes in Retailing Are Driving Changes in Logistics

In the future, delivery drones may be added to the last-mile logistics mix as well. Photo: Amazon

February 22, 2016

Consumer expectations for last-mile, same-day and home delivery have drastically changed, thanks to the likes of Amazon and department stores that offer same day delivery and in-store pick up. Deborah Lockridge explores the topic with Descartes' Chris Jones in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Information Technology, E-commerce, Amazon.com, 3PL, Logistics, Descartes, Last Mile Delivery

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, February 22, 2016 2:58 PM | » Comments(0)

Drones And the Future of Package Delivery

Are we one step closer to putting drones in the logistics chain?

Amazon has received FAA permission to test its drones, with restrictions. Photo: Amazon

March 20, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval for Amazon to test drone delivery, but don't expect a drone on your doorstep soon.

Tags: Logistics, Drones, Amazon.com, Delivery Trucks, Future Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, AMP Electric Vehicles

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, March 20, 2015 7:31 AM | » Comments(0)

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