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UPS to Use Drones to Deliver Medical Samples

UPS will begin using drones to deliver medical samples at WakeMed's flagship hospital in Raleigh, N.C., once it gains approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, the parcel delivery company has announced.

How to Keep Drivers Happy

Since fleet drivers spend most of their workdays on the road, they may feel more detached from their companies. Managers can help drivers feel more connected by offering opportunities for them to communicate their opinions, participate in company discussions, and take part in incentive programs.

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

The polar vortex storm that brought South Pole temperatures to the Midwest drastically reduced commercial fleet activity in the Chicago area and caused UPS and the U.S. Postal Service to suspend parcel and mail deliveries in several other states.

UPS Testing Cargo eBikes in Seattle

When it comes to last-mile delivery, UPS isn’t limiting its Rolling Laboratory fleet to trucks. To address growing traffic congestion and air quality concerns in Seattle, UPS is deploying a downtown delivery pilot project using pedal-assist cargo eBikes and customized, modular trailers.

Why Large Fleets Resist Electric Vehicles

Higher-revenue companies with vehicle fleets listed three major barriers that are keeping them from more widely adopting battery-electric vehicles even though they have identified an appetite for the benefits that go with them, according to a new survey from UPS and GreenBiz.

Tesla Takes the Long Road

Naysayers scoffed at Elon Musk's claims that the Tesla Semi Truck would be capable of some long-haul runs, but the company is already showing it to investors across the country. Did the tech guru just prove them wrong?