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Workhorse Group Tests Drone Delivery Pilot Program in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group is conducting autonomous drone package deliveries in real-world scenarios for homes in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area, using a system that is integrated with its line of electric delivery trucks.

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Commentary: Don’t Let Fear of Change Mire You in Mediocrity

Some fleets may feel overwhelmed by all the new technology coming at them because they don’t have the expertise. Let’s face it, at the rate new technology is rolling in, no one really has the expertise yet, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her April editorial.

Disruption thy Name Is Amazon

Industry observers say a rumored Amazon parcel delivery fleet would disrupt today's P&D business climate. Those analysts are missing the bigger picture. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

Teamsters Try to Nix UPS Drones, Self-Driving Vehicles

The Teamsters union is seeking to prevent UPS from using driverless vehicles or drones to deliver packages, the latter of which the parcel delivery company had already performed a number of tests on, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Panic or Profit? Truck Fleets Need to be Ready for Technology Changes

How fast are autonomous and electric trucks coming? That may be up for debate. But Jack Roberts says in his Truck Tech blog, it's the fleets that are already tracking new technology and considering its potential that will be the ones riding trucking's coming technology wave.

Mercedes-Benz Vans Tests Drone-Delivery Program

The Matternet M2 drones used in the pilot can carry packages of up to 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) over distances of up to 20 kilometers (12.4 miles).

Commentary: The Heady Pace of Technology

Drones, self-driving trucks, so-called “Uber” for freight transportation as well as the Internet of Things and Big Data all have the power to disrupt today’s ways of moving freight.

Commentary: Don't Keep Looking for a Faster Horse

Throughout history, people have conceptualized the technological future only as a fancier version of the present.

Commentary: Driving Into the Future

Autonomous vehicles, platooning, 3D printing, drones and more could change the equipment you buy and how you serve customers.

Drones And the Future of Package Delivery

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