June 15, 2016 - Industry News
Big mergers and acquisitions deals changed the third-party logistics market in 2016, with XPO Logistics leading the way with $100 million worth of deals.
Tags: Amazon.com, Trend Analysis, 3PL, Logistics, Mergers & Acquisitions, XPO Logistics
March 10, 2016 - Industry News
Amazon is leasing 20 Boeing 767s, the company's first official step into air cargo, to improve its capacity for short delivery times within the United States.
Tags: Cargo Management, Amazon.com, Aircraft
October 28, 2015 - Product News
Convoy has officially launched after it raised $2.5 million in seed funding from an investment group that included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Seattle-based startup company provides an Uber-like service for booking on-demand shipments that also tracks location.
Tags: Information Technology, Amazon.com, Uber, On-Demand
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
Amazon has unveiled what some are calling Uber for last-mile delivery, after the fast-growing service that replaces traditional taxis with an app that links riders and drivers.
Tags: Amazon.com, Independent Contractors, Last Mile Delivery
May 15, 2015 - Industry News
Walmart is planning to test an online shipping subscription service similar to Amazon Prime, according to a report from The Information.
Tags: Information Technology, Amazon.com, Walmart, Retail Sector, Shipping Service
April 25, 2014 - Industry News
Amazon.com may add a fleet of delivery vehicles and has begun testing the initiative in the San Francisco area, as the online retailer moves toward same-day delivery.
Tags: Amazon.com, Retail Sector, Delivery Fleets
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