The one-square mile zone will provide priority curb access for zero-emission delivery vehicles. The pilot program will also demonstrate medium- and light-duty delivery EVs, electric micromobility delivery solutions, and a medium-duty electric truck-sharing program and charging station.
February 27, 2021
Smart Zones, powered by Coord’s technology, enable commercial drivers to use their mobile devices to locate nearby available loading zones and to hold, book, and pay for time in them.
January 19, 2021
Mattel announced the launch of #ThankYouHeroes, a special edition line of collectible action figures and Little People Community Champions that honors the individuals leading the fight against COVID-19, including delivery truck drivers.
May 1, 2020
More than 500 delivery businesses worldwide have collectively cut more than 11,000 tons of carbon emissions thanks to their adoption of route optimization technology, according to a recent report.
March 25, 2020
Current president and chief executive officer of FedEx Custom Critical, Virginia Addicott, has announced her retirement. She was responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and commitment to delivering value and flawless execution to its customers.
December 23, 2019
If you’re wondering where the best money is for drivers, look no further than the food distribution sector, according a new survey conducted by the International Foodservice Distributors Association.
November 19, 2019
UPS achieved a significant milestone for its drone delivery service by successfully delivering prescription medication to two CVS pharmacy customers in North Carolina.
November 5, 2019
The retail giant has made a $440 million fleet order to electric truckmaker. The company says new vehicles will hit roadways as early as 2021.
September 19, 2019
FedEx won’t renew its contract with Amazon for ground delivery when it expires at the end of the month, after letting its U.S. air-delivery contract with Amazon run out earlier this summer.
August 7, 2019
UPS has announced that on Jan. 1, 2020, it will begin offering customers pick-up and delivery services seven days a week.
July 25, 2019
Boxbot and OnTrac say their new partnership will test an automated parcel delivery system that reimagines the way e-commerce packages and other shipments are delivered.
June 11, 2019
Amazon unveiled its latest drone design at the company’s re:MARS Conference that is capable of delivering packages to customers in less than 30 minutes, though it's not certain exactly when they will be deployed in the real world.
June 5, 2019
Digit is an experimental, walking delivery robot, designed by Ford and Agility Robotics to work in conjunction with automated delivery vehicles.
May 23, 2019
The California Department of Motor Vehicles may soon change the current rules and allow testing of autonomous light-duty delivery vehicles weighing less than 10,001 pounds.
April 16, 2019
Amazon is the 800-pound gorilla in e-commerce retailing, but what is its impact on parcel carriers, less-than-truckload carriers, and the third-party logistics markets?
January 31, 2019