September 27, 2016 - Industry News
UPS staged a mock delivery of urgently needed medicine from Beverly, Mass., to Children’s Island using a drone delivery system it is testing with CyPhy Works.
Tags: UPS, Delivery Fleets, Commercial Drones, Drones
September 21, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has awarded $37.4 million in contracts to six vendors to provide 50 prototypes of a next-generation delivery vehicle that will be tested in various climates and locales.
Tags: USPS, Procurement, Delivery Fleets
September 8, 2016 - Industry News
FCA has started delivering another 3,339 Ram ProMaster cargo vans to the U.S. Postal Service in a second order that follows a 9,113-vehicle order last year.
Tags: Cargo Vans, USPS, Ram ProMaster, Delivery Fleets
August 2, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than planned, the global delivery company announced.
Tags: UPS, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Sustainability, Delivery Fleets
April 12, 2016 - Industry News
DHL Express has begun its first Safe Driving Rodeo competition that puts 180 of its U.S. couriers to the test for 112 workdays to promote DHL’s safety culture by having drivers engage in friendly head-to-head competition.
Tags: DHL, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Safe Driving Competition, Delivery Fleets
March 17, 2016 - Product News
Paragon Software Systems has added new capabilities to its routing and scheduling solutions that brings in real world data about street-level mapping, road speeds, and truck attributes.
Tags: Mapping, Routing, Paragon Software Systems, Delivery Fleets
January 7, 2016 - Industry News
Starship Technologies, a new company launched by former Skype co-founders, will introduce fleets of delivery robots, which will have zero cost, zero waiting time and zero carbon dioxide emissions.
Tags: Delivery Fleets, Starship Technologies, Robots
December 21, 2015 - Product News
Telematics provider SkyBitz has added a fleet management solution for sales, service and delivery vehicles with the launch of SkyBitz Local Fleets.
Tags: telematics, SkyBitz, Delivery Fleets, Service Fleets, Information Technology
December 10, 2015 - Industry News
The HorseFly octocopter works with a modified WorkHorse walk-in electric van, which acts as a mobile base for the aircraft, to deliver packages.
Tags: Workhorse, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Commercial Drones, Delivery Fleets
November 5, 2015 - Product News
Web mapping and routing provider OnTerra Systems has introduced its RouteSavvy Premium API, a new version of its route optimization for software vendors and software development teams.
Tags: Mapping, Software, OnTerra, Routing, Delivery Fleets
October 29, 2015 - Product News
TMW Systems’ Appian vehicle routing and scheduling software is being implemented throughout roofing materials distributor Allied Building Products’ 2,800-vehicle delivery fleet.
Tags: Software, Routing, TMW Systems, Delivery Fleets
October 22, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has requested prototypes from 15 qualified suppliers for a purpose-built delivery vehicle that would replace its aging fleet of Long Life Vehicles (LLVs).
Tags: Vehicle Purchasing, USPS, Delivery Fleets, Vehicle Testing
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service is purchasing 9,113 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans for daily mail delivery, FCA US has announced.
Tags: USPS, Ram ProMaster, Cargo Vans, Full-Size Vans, Delivery Fleets, Procurement
August 25, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has asked companies to submit proposals for a rental contract for cargo vans to "fill in for vehicles out of service," according to a solicitation posted to FedBizOpps.gov.
Tags: Cargo Vans, USPS, Delivery Fleets, Full-Size Vans
August 19, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has begun delivering bottled water, fresh fish, and electronics in New York City as it begins a shift toward same-day delivery to compete with FedEx, UPS, and Amazon.com.
Tags: USPS, Delivery Fleets, FedEx, UPS
February 16, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service will meet with automotive manufacturers in Washington, D.C., this week to field questions about its proposal to replace its aging delivery fleet with a next-generation vehicle, according to federal records.
Tags: General Motors, USPS, Delivery Fleets
February 12, 2015 - Industry News
Mobile devices could become profit centers for carriers, according to Laura Lohrke, product manager for mobile, Omnitracs during a session at the company’s user conference in Dallas .
Tags: Driver Productivity, Delivery Fleets, Mobile Apps, Information Technology
January 23, 2015 - Industry News
Trucking and parcel delivery giant UPS on Friday announced it expects fourth quarter 2014 earnings to be lower that earlier forecast.
Tags: UPS, Earnings, Delivery Fleets
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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