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Report: Amazon Purchasing Class 8 Day Cab Tractors

A report in Business Insider seems to confirm speculation that Amazon is currently building up its long- and regional-haul capabilities in preparation for launching a proprietary logistics division in the near future.

Amazon Delivery Contractors Linked to Increasing Road Deaths

As part of Amazon’s Last Mile program, the company has created a logistics network that relies on contracted delivery services using undertrained drivers in rented trucks. This creates a wall that protects Amazon from liability in fatal collisions.

The Delivery Robots’ Greatest Threat

A new wave of delivery robots could transform the way goods are delivered – provided they survive their first contact with the greatest nemesis they’ll ever face: teenagers, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Amazon's Latest Drone Design Aims for 30-Minute Deliveries

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.

Amazon Wants Employees to Open Package Delivery Businesses

Amazon announced it will take an active role in helping interested employees launch their own package delivery businesses, expanding its Delivery Service Partner program with some additional incentives to help those employees make the transition.