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Spec’ing Last-Mile Truck Bodies with Drivers in Mind

As e-commerce explodes, more trucking companies are getting into the last-mile delivery business – not just for package delivery from the likes of Amazon, but also for larger items, appliances, even groceries and pharmaceuticals.

J.B. Hunt Acquires RDI Last Mile

J.B. Hunt is strengthening its presence in the large household goods last-mile marketplace with the acquisition of RDI Last Mile, a home delivery fleet that specializes in big, bulky household products in the Northeast.

How to Build Tomorrow’s Supply Chain Today

A new Deloitte Insights market report contends that “considering the innovation gaining momentum in transportation and logistics, consumer expectations will only continue to rise.”

DHL Testing New All-Electric Delivery Truck

DHL Express has begun testing new, improved versions of the electric StreetScooter Work and Work L delivery trucks in Europe. A North American evaluation program is planned as well.

New York City Taking 'Cargo Bikes' for a Spin

Aiming to get some diesel-powered delivery trucks off the streets, the Big Apple has approved a pilot to evaluate the performance of "cargo bicycles" on its streets, loading zones, bike lanes, and sidewalks.

Test Drive: Driving the FTR, Isuzu's Biggest Truck

It's Isuzu's biggest truck in North America. But does that mean it's a departure from the OEM's tried-and-true design philosophy? HDT's Senior Editor, Jack Roberts, climbed behind the wheel to find out.