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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.

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Logistics Costs Climb as Supply-Chain Capacity Tightens

With much thanks to the booming economy, logistics costs incurred by U.S. businesses jumped 11.4% last year, reaching $1.64 trillion– or 8% of the $20.5 trillion gross domestic product of the entire United States in 2018.

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.

CFI Logistics, TForce Integrate Final-Mile Expedited Logistics

TForce and CFI Logistics have launched an integrated service combining dedicated final-mile delivery networks with truckload transportation assets and logistics management expertise to support high-velocity, time-definite supply chain operations.

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.

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.