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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.

When Economic Data Isn’t What It Appears to Be

The first few months of 2019 showed many inconsistencies in economic data, varying wildly from month to month. Is our economy really this inconsistent or is there another reason for the variation?

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

A switch to more regional haul routes, combined with a slate of new and emerging technologies, could transform the trucking industry on multiple fronts, says a new report from the North America Council for Freight Efficiency.

FedEx Reveals What's Inside Every 'Last Mile'

Valuable insight about how FedEx sees the marketplace and reacts to it will not be found in the stark numbers of its latest earnings report. Commentary by David Cullen, Executive Editor.

How is the Growth of E-Commerce Affecting Trucking?

Some of the issues of most concern to the industry, such as the driver shortage, hours of service, and truck parking, are affected by the growth of e-commerce and omni-channel marketing. A new study by the American Transportation Research Institute analyzes these impacts.